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Colombo, Sri Lanka (July 6, 2017) – Sri Lanka has hosted a ground-breaking meeting to strengthen knowledge and support collective efforts on tackling climate change adaptation and other water-related challenges in the Indus Basin, home to more
On 9 December, ICIMOD observed International Mountain Day 2016 at its headquarters, focusing on the need to retain and employ cultural knowledge in mountain development in the Hindu Kush Himalaya.
Consultative Workshop on Sustainable Development Interventions in the Central Karakoram National Park, Pakistan
poverty in the world through development cooperation, the Swedish International development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) has signed an agreement with ICIMOD to support ICIMOD’s work in the Hindu Kush Himalaya to reduce
Two transboundary initiatives in the eastern Himalayas moved ahead in 2015 with milestones that included pilot projects and the endorsement and implementation of regional cooperation frameworks (RCFs).
The Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas (Himalica) Initiative is financed by the European Union and aims to support poor and vulnerable mountain communities in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region in mitigating and
a risk to future hydropower development. The changing probabilities and magnitudes of extreme events can place an additional risk
No other region in South Asia suffers as much climate change and a looming energy crisis as the remote, off-grid, high altitude mountain areas of the Hindu Kush-Himalayas, where living conditions are harsh and many people are vulnerable and
ICIMOD to jointly prepare a policy discussion paper for the European Commission on ‘Migration as an
The Government of India has enlisted the expertise of ICIMOD as part of its newly launched effort to protect the complex and fragile Himalayan ecosystem
Non-farm livelihood promotion
This conference aims to explore and assess the role of mountains in the Anthropocene, and to develop plausible visions for mountains in a future where unintended or unforeseen consequences of human activities may dominate natural processes.
Aspects related to climate change and other drivers of change in the Salween and Mekong basins and in the Tibetan Autonomous Region of the Upper Brahmaputra River Basin are being researched under the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme
Private sector engagement
The training was attended by 24 participants (four women and 20 men). Climate change effects were analyzed from the perspective of sustainable cardamom production and productivity. The implementation of climate-resilient practices along the cardamom
Policy makers, experts, and practitioners from the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) converged at a symposium held on the side lines of the 10th INTECOL International Wetland Conference in Changshu, China, from 19–24 September 2016.
The aim of the workshop is to build better understanding of on-going interventions related to climate change adaptation and livelihoods in Himalica pilot sites.
communities and project developers. ICIMOD set out to learn what works and doesn’t work by undertaking the first comprehensive research
and building them into policy making and development