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Lessons from the Barahchhetra community in the Koshi River Basin of Nepal
The Indus Basin is shared by Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan, with the upper portion resting in the Hindu Kush, Karakorum, and Himalayan ranges. The basin ranks among the most important in the world in terms of human dependence, supporting
Entrepreneurship development programmes aim to enhance the capacity and willingness of business people to develop, organize, and manage their business ventures. The development of entrepreneurial skills and knowledge through structured training and
On 25 April 2015 an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 struck Nepal near the historic town of Gorkha. The earthquake caused numerous landslides and triggered avalanches that caused widespread damage, although much less than what would be expected
interest in climate change issues and geospatial science and technology. About 30 to 40 youths are expected to
A team of atmospheric scientists, responding to a request from the Home Ministry, set up an office at the Nepal Army hangar to support rescue and relief flight planning. Using satellite remote sensing and GIS technology, ICIMOD helped to identify
Cryosphere Initiative - Monitoring Approach
This workshop aims to explore the uses of UAVs in glacier research and other possible applications related to (but not limited to) natural hazards and risks (landslide mapping, GLOF risk assessments), urban planning, road construction, animal
Field-based hydro-meteorological observations and monitoring
Local people are leading its management through the ANCA Management Council, which includes elected representatives from villages within the nearly 2,000 square kilometre area.
Countries in the Himalayan and downstream areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayas need to strengthen their collaboration to address food, water and energy issues. Unless this happens, the region’s agricultural development could be at risk.