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After the 5 July Bhotekoshi flood in Sindhupalchowk, a team from the HYCOS Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) visited Barahbise and talked with several people living and working along the Arnico
In consultation with the Government of Nepal, ICIMOD provided immediate relief support to partners, communities, and familie...
The proposed expert consultation aims to bring biodiversity experts and professionals to discuss and scope research priorities that can possibly be linked to policy in Nepal.
A project along the China-Nepal border aims to reduce the risk of disaster and to become an example of cross-border cooperation
We all know that water is essential for life and is a basic requirement for the health and wellbeing of humans, ecosystems, and the natural processes upon which all living beings depend. What is perplexing is that, given this knowledge, why we do
Inception workshop - Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme Upper Salween-Mekong Basin
Special Event - Business Opportunities in Himalayan Ecosystem Management - 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit
Upgrading satellite-based flood forecasting with near real-time Jason-2 satellite altimeter data
Hosted by the International RiverFoundation, the 19th International Riversymposium (http://riversymposium.com/), which is being held at Taj Palace in New Delhi, India from 12 to 14 September 2016, brings together river managers, policy developers,
The Koshi Basin Initiative is a collaborative and policy-relevant applied research programme to enhance the regionally coordinated management of the Koshi River basin for the improved wellbeing of local communities and the sustainable use of
Check dams are small low structures built across a gully or a channel to prevent them from deepening further. These small dams reduce the speed of water flow and minimise the erosive power of runoff. They also promote the deposition of eroded
Regional Flood Information System in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region to forecast and minimise the adverse impacts of floods
Gully plugging using check dams
Much of the water originates around the highest mountains on earth, a region often called “the third pole” because of its immense concentration of snow and ice, the largest outside the Arctic and Antarctic. Relying on a complex interplay of