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The Technical Working Group (WG) and Strategic Committee Meetings of Upper Indus Basin (UIB) Network met 5 August 2016 at the Marriott Hotel, Islamabad, Pakistan. The meeting was organised by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain
Bhutan 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. ICIMOD`s partner
More than 50 researchers from institutions around the world convened in Dhulikhel, Nepal, this week to make a major push forward in producing a comprehensive assessment of the Hindu-Kush-Himalaya (HKH). The assessment will be the major content
Connecting Terrestrial ‘Islands’ to Promote Biological Diversity
As the world conservation community enters the fourth year of the UN Decade on Biodiversity (2011–2020), it is time to retrospect, introspect, and set new targets. On the occasion of the IDB, we would like to celebrate our achievements and
Asia–Pacific youth issue declaration for mountain issues
Nature-based development policies can bring inclusive growth in South Asia
A separate strategic committee meeting was held concerning how to incorporate new members into the UIB Network and how to develop and share separate work plans from different institutions with the group...
The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India recently launched the National Mission on Himalayan Studies to protect the delicate Himalayan ecosystem...
ICIMOD, in collaboration with the Wildlife Conservation Division (WCD) of Department of Forest and Park Services (DoFPS), Bhutan, organised a seven-day regional training on Participatory Ecosystem Based Planning and Management (PEBPM)...
Kangchenjunga Landscape Initiative
he Himalayas and adjacent mountain ranges are an important source of water for more than 25% of the global population. However, it is unknown how much snow and rain falls in those vast mountain ranges, because of the lack of observations and the
Young minds come up with solutions to address global challenges
The conference, held from 16 to 19 February, brought together more than 80 researchers, policy makers, journalists, and practitioners from the four countries sharing the Indus basin, as well as international experts and representatives of
On 19–21 May 2015, the Government of Myanmar launched its ambitious Ecotourism Policy and Management Strategy for Protected Areas, developed with technical collaboration from ICIMOD. With this document, Myanmar initiates a careful approach to