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Kailash Sacred Landscape Initiative
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
Upstream and downstream are connected. So are 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
READ MORE Deepening spring hydrogeology knowledge 30 Jul 2015 The training touched on the importance of groundwater in the Himalayan region; understanding rocks, aquifers, and mountain springs; application of hydrogeology for
Koshi Indus Springs and solar pump Cryosphere and Atmosphere Atmosphere Cryosphere Permafrost pilot study in the Hindu Kush Himalayas MENRIS SERVIR HKH Regional Database Himalayan University
for water gets longer as springs dry up in Nepal’s mid-hills 21 Apr 2016, Published in Yahoo India News, IANS Trudge for water gets longer as springs dry up in Nepal’s mid-hills 21 Apr 2016, Published in Sify News, IANS Trudge for water
Transboundary Landscape Conservation
Dolakha district is home to 422 community forestry user groups (CFUGs) and a majority of its forested area is comprised of community forests. From 2009 to 2013, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Plus (REDD+) implemented
Gender and socially inclusive local water use master plans supported by ICIMOD and HELVETAS in pilot VDCs are inspiring many communities in watershed areas to simulate the initiative
Knowledge Forum with Prof V. Ramanathan: The Extreme Vulnerability of the Himalayan-Tibetan Region to Global Warming and Air Pollution
Water generated in the high mountains of the Himalayas plays a critical role in the major rivers of Asia and in the lives of people that live there. A new mini-documentary produced by Science Media, in collaboration with scientists from Utrecht
The two-day workshop on 24–25 March will bring together national and international partners and stakeholders involved in knowledge and capacity development initiatives related to water, livelihoods, and gender in the Koshi basin.
The technology was introduced in the Jhikhu Khola watershed to demonstrate an alternative source of water for domestic use (mainly drinking water). This technology is appropriate for scattered rural households in mountainous areas. The harvesting
This section provides information about the primary sources of basic household services (fuel/electricity, water, and health services) as well as the accessibility, adequacy, and affordability of these services.
The National Environmental Protection Agency (NEPA), Afghanistan, and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) are organizing a Communication and Media training on Environment....
Mobile based Crop Advisory System for Nepal
Langtang Valley was one of the worst affected by the 7.8 and 7.3 magnitude quakes that hit Nepal on April 25, and 12 May 2015. As in many villages in Nepal, settlements in Langtang Valley suffered substantial to catastrophic damage.