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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.
Celebrating the International Day for Biological Diversity
Family Farming for Food Security and Prosperity in the Mountains
Within a short span the project results showed the vast potential for saving fuel and greenhouse gas emissions, reducing indoor air pollution, and freeing up time spent in collecting fuel, especially by women, for productive activities.
in the HKH sustains the livelihoods of more than 1.3 billion
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
In an attempt to better understand the specificities of mountain poverty and vulnerability, the Poverty and Vulnerability Assessment Tool (PVAT) was developed to capture the micro-level perspective of mountain peoples’ experiences with poverty and
natural resources and human livelihoods. Improving the management of water resources in the Hindu Kush Himalayas means recognizing those connections and building them into policy making and development
Celebrating World Environment Day 2011,
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
Fifteen reporters and six college lecturers attended the training on climate change adaptation that was held in the premises of College of Natural Resources in Lobeysa, Wangduephodrang, from 8 to 12 May 2014.
World Water Day provides us with an opportunity to join with our friends and colleagues from the Hindu Kush Himalayas and the rest of the world in creating awareness about the importance of water for the wellbeing of people and ecosystems and