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Local initiatives for rehabilitating degraded communal grazing land

Having inaugurated the REDD+ Himalaya Initiative in an official ceremony in August 2015, Myanmar is making progress on its national roadmap for REDD+ readiness. In this first preparatory phase, countries design their national REDD+ strategies and

REDD+ Himalaya, a new programme of the Regional REDD+ Initiative under the Transboundary Landscape Regional Programme, contributes to the development of implementation of incentive-based mechanisms for conservation and management of natural

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area of heavily degraded grazing land was rehabilitated by establishing eyebrow pits to control and harvest runoff, planting trees and grasses, and fencing the site to control grazing. The main purpose was to re-establish vegetative cover on the

16–20 May 2011: National Workshop cum Advance Training on Use of Geo-informatics for Mapping and Modelling Forest Carbon Stocks in Nepal

Using spaceborne SAR in synergy with other methods for forest above-ground biomass assessment in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) Region

Rehabilitation of degraded communal grazing land

7-18 November 2011: Climate Change and Carbon Assessment for the Benefit of Community Forest in Central and Southeast Asia

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development’s (ICIMOD) Regional REDD+ Initiative, under its REDD+ Himalaya component, facilitates the ‘REDD+ readiness’ processes of the member countries (Bhutan, India, Myanmar, and Nepal) at

As a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge institution, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) began committing resources toward carbon forestry and community support in 2003 in Nepal.

Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) Safeguards are procedures and approaches that ensure implementation of REDD+ activities by countries do no harm to people and the environment, and simultaneously enhance

Nepali officials meet with Forest Department personnel and civil society in Darjeeling

When parasitic mushroom spores infect the larvae of ghost moths living in Himalayan soil, a thin fingerlike fungus bursts from the head of the dead caterpillar and sets off an annual gold rush in mountain communities.

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This meeting is one of several activities organized in relation to the preparation of a Local REDD+ Action Plan (LRAP) for Ilam, Nepal. A series of past consultation meetings with local stakeholders for identifying problems and solutions to minimize

Mountain Geoportal

food but a shrinking, degraded water supply? Growing crops for biofuels might promise more abundant, cleaner energy, but what happens to food security when

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