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community-based forest fire information system complements the efforts of ICIMOD to provide timely information about forest fire incidents in Nepal to relevant officials in the forestry sector. ICIMOD’s current forest fire Information system
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) celebrated the World Environment Day (WED) by organizing various activities at its Knowledge Park in Godavari, Nepal, and venues in regional member countries Afghanistan and Bhutan.
India, or the Koshi River basin of Nepal, or, in the latest upscaling of a successful
Knowledge Forum with Elinor Ostrom: Governing and Managing Forests and Other Commons in a Period of Climate Change
Across the Hindu Kush Himalayas, forest fires are devastating to local communities and ecosystems, and are a huge challenge for forest managers. The first challenge to stopping forest fires is getting accurate and timely information, including...
Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) programmes seek to reverse the trend in forest resource depletion, improve terrestrial carbon stocks, conserve forests, stimulate sustainable management of forests, and enhance
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), a global asset, is rich in cultural and biological diversity, and natural resources. It is also home to inaccessible, remote, and fragile regions where local populations live in poverty. Managing ecosystems in the
Training Course: Deforestation and forest Degradation Mapping and Monitoring Using Multi-Sale Geo-spatial Methods in the Context of REDD+ Initiatives
‘Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks
Regional partners trained on applying remote sensing technology to monitor and map deforestation and forest degradation
The training will enhance country level capacity for the development of future national forest monitoring systems for REDD in Myanmar.
Symposium on Ecosystem Based Adaptation: Practices, Challenges and Opportunities in Pakistan’ from 15–16 December
need to strengthen nature based experience of school children and teachers cannot be overemphasised. With this in mind, ICIMOD, in collaboration with National Trust for Nature
forest cover is the highest of any state in India but it is severely degraded. ICIMOD’s Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+ Initiative) is working with the Advanced Research Centre for Bamboo and Rattan
As a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge institution, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) began committing resources toward carbon forestry and community support in 2003 in Nepal.
In 2005, Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MEA) emphasised the importance and link between the ecosystem, ecosystem services and human wellbeing to policy makers. The concept of ecosystem services is widely discussed in scientific and policy
A Geospatial-scenario planning framework for Assessing risks and impacts of forest fire
Ministry of Agriculture and Forests (MoAF), Bhutan, organized a workshop for the Gups (headmen) and Gewog (an administrative
to foster Climate Smart Communities throughout the Indian Himalayan region. Becoming Climate Smart requires increased capacity
Commercial vegetable farming has emerged as a viable livelihood option in Udayapur, Nepal. Vegetable farming was introduced to the district by the Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica) project of the