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Adaptation knowledge gaps have been identified, repeatedly, as a barrier to widespread and successful adaptation actions. The Lima Adaptation Knowledge Initiative (LAKI) recognises this challenge. Initiated by the United Nations Framework Convention
Message from Director General on International Women’s Day 2015
The small grant and small scale application programmes were started in July 2014 with the aim to expand the network of organizations, universities, and institutions in the HKH region to improve capacity in evidence-based decision making...
NASA’s Space Apps Challenge is being hosted for the fifth time in Kathmandu, Nepal. The Space Apps Challenge is an international hackathon that occurs over 48 hours in cities around the world. ICIMOD has participated in the organization and
Charcoal, a carbonaceous solid renewable fuel that is obtained as a residue left after the burning of wood and other biodegradable organic matter, is considered an important source of energy for both domestic and industrial purposes. Its demand has
31 May – 12 June: Learning visit to the US on weather and river forecasting
SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme Kick-off Workshop
ICIMOD, through its Mountain Environment Regional Information System (MENRIS) regional programme, has implemented the SERVIR-Himalaya initiative since 2010 with support from USAID and NASA. The main objective of the SERVIR Himalaya initiative is to
Land degradation is common across the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, but surrounding countries lack proper documentation and modelling to properly assess the situation. The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is
A national consultation workshop on a needs assessments for SERVIR-HKH was organized in Kabul from 14–15 December 2015 by ICIMOD in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock (MAIL) Afghanistan and with the support of
The International Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration focusing on space exploration that takes place over a 48-hour period in cities around the world. The event embraces collaborative solutions to problems by producing
The first stakeholder coordination committee meeting of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation & Livestock (MAIL) was held on 2 March 2016 at the request of General Directorate of Natural Resources of MAIL and supported by the International Centre
Bangladesh and ICIMOD has been working in the area of capacity building, institutional strengthening, internships, research and demonstration, and regional and international workshops and conferences, among other activities.
Across the Hindu Kush Himalayas, forest fires are devastating to local communities and ecosystems, and are a huge challenge for forest managers. The first challenge to stopping forest fires is getting accurate and timely information, including...