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Many records indicate that the trend of rising temperatures is more significant in mountain regions than adjacent lowlands. Climate models also suggest that the future will bring greater temperature increase and more erratic precipitation.
We finally stood up. Our eyes were closed, our hands held in a circle. Our ears were pricked up to the tune of singing cicadas. Only the call of the cuckoo punctuated their song. We allowed ourselves two minutes to soak up the music.
Project Implemented on the Ground
This study makes an attempt to generate database of HKH specific energy demand using both the ‘top-down’ and ‘bottom-up’ approaches and undertakes sectoral energy demand projections from 2013 to 2030
Women are playing a leading role in coping with and adapting to climate change in the mountainous rural areas of China’s Yunnan Province, where disruptions in weather patterns and increasingly extreme events are expected to impact agricultural
Media Fellowship Programme 2017
The study shows that the HKH remains energy-poor, with more than 80% of rural households still reliant on traditional solid biomass fuel for cooking and heating. This is causing enormous damage to the environment, triggering widespread harm to human
ICIMOD staff receives award
Using the participatory market chain approach to help smallholder farmers market their produce
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
Disaster risk reduction primarily focuses on mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (2015 – 2030) has identified four priorities for action: understanding disaster risk; strengthening
Pradip Maharjan is Chief Executive Officer of the Agro Enterprise Centre of the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI).