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Clean Energy Access for Mountain People
success of ecosystem management interventions in Rauta VDC of Udaipur gained the attention of the organising committee of the World Environment Day 2016 of Government of Nepal which recognised the Dumri Thumka women’s group with an
is a vital ecosystem service that is essential for ensuring human food security as well as maintaining natural ecosystems. Over three quarters of all plants, including world food crops, rely on animal pollinators for better yield and
In the mountains, permafrost stabilizes rock slopes, moraines and debris-covered slopes. For instance, moraines consist of loose sediment often held together by permafrost. When permafrost thaws, slopes become more vulnerable to erosion. Debris and
Two side events were organised by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in collaboration with Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR) during the 33rd International Geographical
Within a short span the project results showed the vast potential for saving fuel and greenhouse gas emissions, reducing indoor air pollution, and freeing up time spent in collecting fuel, especially by women, for productive activities.
Urbanization is leading to water scarcity for millions of people in the growing cities of the Hindu Kush Himalayas. The massive river systems that supply the water for a range of daily needs, from drinking water to electricity generation, can’t
Wetlands in the Erhai Lake basin of Yunnan Province are a rich habitat for plants and animals and play a key role in water purification for China’s second largest highland lake.
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
As part of its mission to reduce 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
Natural Capital for Inclusive Growth: Options and Tools for South Asia A Policy Dialogue for Senior Policy Makers
HICAP is a pioneering collaboration among three organizations – CICERO, ICIMOD, and GRID-Arendal – aimed at contributing to enhanced resilience of mountain communities, particularly women, through improved understanding of vulnerabilities,