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“Nature” never fails to surprise us. In many parts of the world, natural resources are the sole source for livelihood opportunities. Be it in the form of wild shrubs like Daphne papyracea and Daphne bholua that can be used to make paper or
Indigenous Honeybees of the Himalayas: A Community-based Approach to Conserving Biodiversity and Increasing Farm Productivity
In 2013, ICIMOD Koshi Basin Programme (KBP) started working with the Nepal Water Conservation Foundation (NWCF) in partnership with residents from Tinpiple and Dapcha of Kavrepalanchowk District, a midhill region of Nepal, with an aim to track down
ICIMOD connects the Himalayas to the Arctic
Hindu Kush-Himalayan region: Biodiversity management needs regional cooperation
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
The performance of glaciohydrological models which simulate catchment response to climate variability depends to a large degree on the data used to force the models.
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
Sixth Regional Steering Committee Meeting on ‘Establishment of Regional Flood Information System in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region (HKH-HYCOS)’
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.
Ice volume estimates are crucial for assessing water reserves stored in glaciers. A variety of different methodologies exist but there is a lack of systematic comparative analysis thereof...
MyCOE/SERVIR Himalaya Workshop
Talking about SERVIR Himalaya in Washington, D.C.
The performance-based climate mitigation framework REDD+ encourages the reduction of emissions related to deforestation and forest degradation, and removals through enhanced forest carbon stocks and improved forest management. These activities
The high peaks of the Himalayas are a vast storehouse of water in frozen form, with the world’s greatest concentration of
Organized by the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD), Nepal and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), a three-day regional conference on mountain agriculture with focus on bee pollination services,
ICIMOD has been working in Gorkha district on REDD+ with local communities and forestry officials for the past eight years. The project prepares local community to participate in the international REDD+ climate policy while simultaneously