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Hoping to raise awareness about the importance of forests, and provide information on ICIMOD’s REDD+ activities, the Forest Research Institute (FRI), under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation (MONREC) celebrated the
2016 Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region under development 27 Jul 2016 Communities appreciate early flood warning 20 Jul 2016 Women’s efforts recognised by Government of Nepal 19 Jul 2016
national flood forecasting services from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). In collaboration with the Department of Hydro Met services (DHMS) Bhutan, and the Danish Hydraulic Institute (DHI) (India), ICIMOD
World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. It’s a day to celebrate water making difference for the members of
of the ecosystem goods and services derived from mountains is under-recognised, under-valued and poorly compensated. Two high-level panels called on COP17 delegates and global development partners to protect vital mountain ecosystems from the
We all know that water is essential for drinking, health, cleanliness, electricity, and the environment, but most people tend to underestimate the importance of water for food production. We also tend to take for granted the many actions required to
Dr Golam Rasul is a development economist with over 25 years of experience in development and research in South Asia in areas of agriculture, food security, natural resource management, green economy, and regional cooperation. He has worked in
The SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme has spurred innovative ways to help decision makers do everything, from expanding banana production to monitoring forest biomass from the sky.
ICIMOD highlights water dynamics, cooperation, and sustainable agriculture and hydropower development in the Hindu Kush Himalayas at 2013 World Water Week
International Expert Consultation on Mountains and Climate Change
Gender and Governance Division
ICIMOD observes third open house day
The 2015 Gorkha earthquake and its repeated aftershocks not only triggered thousands of landslides, but also weakened the soil and destabilized Nepal’s steep slopes. The 2015 monsoon was anticipated to further weaken the slopes and trigger
The village of Bhoterungti in Kavre Palanchowk District, Nepal was one of many settlements in the region affected by the April 2015 earthquake. Most houses were constructed with bricks and mud mortar and were deemed unsafe.