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Special Event - Business Opportunities in Himalayan Ecosystem Management - 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit
Considers Climatic Threat to Hydropower Future 15 Sep 2016, Published in Glacier Hub Climate change and its impact in Nepal 11 Sep 2016, Published in Prabinblogsite HI-AWARE event highlighted in local Nepali programme ‘Aankhi Jhyal’ 08 Sep
2016 Developing Nepal’s hydropower potential 25 May 2016 A landslide report: Bringing key stakeholders together to reduce Nepal’s landslide disaster risks 25 Apr 2016 Strengthening flood risk management in Bihar 08 Apr 2016 Building
On 5 August 2014, two experts from ICIMOD joined other teams from the Disaster Preparedness Network-Nepal (DPNET) to conduct a one day field visit to the landslide dam site at Jure for rapid assessment of the landslide, landslide dam, and the newly
The SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC CCI), an apex body of private sector in South Asia, realises that climate change triggered water scarcity and natural disasters may pose serious threats for human life and livelihoods...
The ICIMOD study analyzes the potential for increasing energy efficiency and reducing emissions from diesel generating (DG) sets used during electricity outages in the Kathmandu Valley—by switching from individual DG sets to micro-grids.
The transboundary Indus River Basin, shared by Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan, is ranked among the world’s most significant basins in terms of human dependency on its water resources and agricultural livelihoods. Home to nearly 215
The Koshi River basin contains rich biodiversity and is a source of ecosystem services that sustain the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in China, India, and Nepal. The basin plays a key role in the irrigation of downstream areas and has
Ecosystems provide a network of services to communities that help sustain livelihoods. Integration of earth observation data with GIS makes it possible to quantify the supplies and demands of ecosystem services and provide reliable data for
Forests cover around a quarter of the Hindu Kush Himalayas. They’re an integral part of the transboundary landscape, connecting numerous ecosystems and conserving biodiversity, sustaining livelihoods, providing timber and other resources and
In the mountains, permafrost stabilizes rock slopes, moraines and debris-covered slopes. For instance, moraines consist of loose sediment often held together by permafrost. When permafrost thaws, slopes become more vulnerable to erosion. Debris and
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