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All were the focus of new knowledge tools and applications honoured in 2015 with ICIMOD’s ICT for Mountain Development Award, which
A vast amount of data about the Koshi River Basin is now at your fingertips, even in the field from a mobile phone. It has long been a challenge for users working on transboundary issues to find reliable data that doesn’t stop at borders, which
The Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs (MOCHTA) considers ICIMOD’s strategic framework for sustainable development in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh as relevant to the implementation of the Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh
Two transboundary initiatives in the eastern Himalayas moved ahead in 2015 with milestones that included pilot projects and the endorsement and implementation of regional cooperation frameworks (RCFs).
Twenty-five participants took part in ‘Entrepreneurship and Business Planning Training’ training in Surkhet 17-21 September 2016 as a capacity development intervention under the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development’s
Two gender and social inclusion experts from the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) participated in a value chain development workshop in Surkhet, Nepal 15-17 December, 2015. Organised by the High Value Agriculture
When parasitic mushroom spores infect the larvae of ghost moths living in Himalayan soil, a thin fingerlike fungus bursts from the head of the dead caterpillar and sets off an annual gold rush in mountain communities.
Non-farm livelihood promotion
World Environment Day (WED) is the United Nations’ principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the environment. Over the years, it has grown to become a broad, global platform for public outreach that is widely celebrated
Thirty-eight participants—13 of them women—from Nepal and Kenya, convened for a four-day training workshop on the Google Earth Engine (GEE) platform in Kathmandu, Nepal. The participants were selected from an open call for applications that
One of the wider objectives of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is to promote agroforestry to reduce the burden put on natural forests and have trees growing outside forests. To promote agroforestry in Chitwan
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ICIMOD is facilitating the strategic partnership between PCRWR and WWF for a wider conversation cum development of water resources in Pakistan.
In 2010, Tshering participated in a beekeeping training organised by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and Renewable Natural Resources Research and Development Centre (RNR-RDC) Jakar in Galephu.
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
ICIMOD along with key government organizations in the water supply sector was invited by the President of Nepal, Right Honorable Bidhya Devi Bhandari to a consultation meeting regarding the deteriorating water scarcity situation in many parts of
On 25th May 2017, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning a partnership for sustainable mountain development was signed by Ayesha Khan, Country Director, Hashoo Foundation and David Molden, Director General, International Centre for
Domesticated yaks play an important role in the lives of mountain people living in high altitude regions in India and Nepal. These animals have historically been used to transport goods across mountain passes, and for their milk, meat and hide.
01 May 2017 - 05 May 2017 Knowledge Forum on "Strengthening Mountain Cultures and Identity: Challenges and Opportunities" 09 Dec 2016 Knowledge Forum on "Glacier Hazards and Mitigation Work in the Peruvian Andes Since