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been a model for sustainable development for
the improved wellbeing of local communities and the sustainable use of ecosystem
International Mountain Day 2013
Over the years, the approach to natural disasters has changed from response and relief to risk reduction, with policy focusing more and more on building resilience and increasing preparedness among communities living in hazard prone areas...
for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and its partners in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), is shared by Bhutan, India, and Nepal.
Forest fires are a major challenge in Nepal, where large patches of forest are lost each year as a result of fire incidents. In recent years, the number of forest fire incidents has risen, further contributing...
Too Much or Too Little Water in the Himalayas
of Himalayan Environment and Development (GBPIHED), and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) organised the India-ICIMOD Week - Partnership for Sustainable Mountain Development 11-15 December at the MoEF&CC’s
ICIMOD hosts session on Building Climate Change Resilience at the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit
Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP) - Regional Journalist Workshop
USAID Administrator visits ICIMOD
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
Studies show that using more efficient technologies, mainly during the firing of bricks, can reduce pollutant emissions by 10–50%, depending on the process, scale and fuel used. The Brick Production Initiative (BPI) of the Climate and Clean Air
in the Upper Indus Basin; develop a better understanding of the impact of climate change on the environment in Gilgit Baltistan; and explore options to