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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.
Upgrading satellite-based flood forecasting with near real-time Jason-2 satellite altimeter data
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
In consultation with the Government of Nepal, ICIMOD provided immediate relief support to partners, communities, and familie...
Regional Hands-on Training on Community-Based Flood Early Warning Systems (CB-FEWS)
Gender and socially inclusive local water use master plans supported by ICIMOD and HELVETAS in pilot VDCs are inspiring many communities in watershed areas to simulate the initiative
ICIMOD hosts session on Building Climate Change Resilience at the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit
2013 Monsoon Floods in Nepal and India: What happened and what could have been done?
The technology was introduced in the Jhikhu Khola watershed to demonstrate an alternative source of water for domestic use (mainly drinking water). This technology is appropriate for scattered rural households in mountainous areas. The harvesting
Valuating ecosystem services in Koshi River Basin
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,
Gully plugging using check dams
In the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, many people live near permafrost or in areas potentially affected by changes in permafrost. Permafrost is ground material at or below 0°C for two or more years. The near-surface layer above it thaws during the
There is a growing recognition that countries of the Indus River Basin face major and changing threats to their future water security and thus to their peoples’ critical food and energy needs...
Regional Flood Information System in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region to forecast and minimise the adverse impacts of floods
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