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As a strategy for ensuring the sustainability of Himalica pilot interventions on livelihood improvement and climate change adaptation, Himalica supported the implementing partner organizations – the Environment Conservation and Development Forum
Knowledge forum with Prof Jack D. Ives: Lessons Unlearned and Problems of Scholarly Research within a Political Arena
Mountains cover 22 percent of the world’s land surface and are home to some 915 million people, representing 13 percent of global population. With an area coverage of four million square kilometres, the Hindu Kush Himalayan region provides home to
Using Salix plants to protect stream banks
A low-cost polyhouse for tomato production in the rainy season
Black plastic covered farmyard manure
Rehabilitation of degraded communal grazing land
Cultivation of fodder and grasses
18 Apr 2017 Farmer Managed Irrigation Systems at the Crossroads 11 Apr 2017 An International Conference on Understanding Climate Change and Enabling Climate Actions in the Hindu Kush Himalaya 11 Apr 2017 - 13 Apr 2017 South-South Learning
Somewhere in a mountain village in the Himalaya, a woman folds a taro leaf into a cone, fills it with soil, and sows a seed. She waters her little cone with waste water from the kitchen, creating an enabling environment for the seed to germinate in.
New Reports Identify Impacts of Climate Change on World’s Highest Mountains
Mountains in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are ‘water towers’, which provide water and services such as food, biodiversity, and energy to 1.3 billion people downstream. However, climate change is these mountains. Scientists project a likely
The scars over the hills of Jure village in Sindupalchok district, nearly 40 kms south of the Nepal’s capital Kathmandu, still remain visible as constant reminder of the devastating landslide on 2 August 2014. The disaster killed 145 people
ICIMOD, BCN, and Nabaprabhat together with the research farmers visited the action research activities and discussed achievements and challenges in implementing the interventions.
connecting numerous ecosystems and conserving biodiversity, sustaining livelihoods, providing timber and other resources and guarding
A river basin has common biophysical, economic, social, and cultural attributes, which facilitate relations among those who live in them who share common resources and related issues. Water resources assessment tools are needed to promote meaningful
Springs are the main source of water for millions of people in the mid hills of the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH). Both rural and urban communities depend on springs for meeting their drinking, domestic and agricultural water needs.