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ICIMOD’s first step: Address the water problem through rooftop rainwater harvesting, new ponds, and better management. The idea proved so popular that households not involved in the pilot began building the water systems themselves.
Researchers, policy makers, and development practitioners in China, India, and Nepal need to actively collaborate to improve and share knowledge on managing water resources in the Koshi River basin by integrating livelihoods and gender as core
Nepal has a long history of farmer managed irrigation systems (FMIS) where farmers take sole responsibility for operating and maintaining their irrigation systems. In the absence of strong government intervention in the past, FMIS slowly evolved
Community-based flood early warning systems will help communities in the Koshi basin better prepare for a flood
Efforts to understand the Koshi basin’s upstream-downstream linkages have the potential to change river basin management
The paper, written by an international team of researchers, presents the first detailed modelling study of all glaciers in the Dudh Koshi basin in the Everest region of Nepal. This blog post aims to provide a bit of background on modelling glaciers
Enabling people of Chitwan district to manage forest fire
Students learn glacier mass balance measurement
A roadshow demonstrating solar powered water pumps was taken to several districts across Nepal from 14 to 21 October 2014 by a team from ICIMOD and Atom Solar, a solar company based in India.
Water is one of the basic necessities for life, and water scarcity is one of the most important limiting factors for sustainable development initiatives. Rural communities not only need clean water for drinking and basic hygiene, they also need
in precipitation in the dry season, with uncertainties for the spatial location of precipitation in the future monsoon season. READ MORE Regional Conference on Mountain Agriculture, with focus on Ecosystem Services, Agri-Extension, and
layer thaws during the warm season and is called an ‘active layer’. Rock glaciers are also classified as permafrost features and there are many in the Himalayan region. READ MORE HICAP China Synthesis Writeshop 15 Aug 2016 - 16 Aug 2016
efforts to revive Koshi’s drying springs and ponds 14 Dec 2015 ICT for Mountain Development Award 2015 14 Dec 2015 UAV Research in Khumbu Valley 11 Dec 2015 Kailash Sacred Landscape breaks barriers 11 Dec 2015 Springshed Management in