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The symposium hosted by ICIMOD highlighted some key issues related to wetlands. Attendees emphasised the importance of science, policy and practice, the inclusion of community voices and the lack of research for basic adaptive methods in wetlands...
The Institute of Water Modeling (IWM) in Bangladesh has developed a cost-effective information system that provides 8-day flood forecasting. The system provides near real-time information through web GIS...
The Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation (Himalica) programme has been implementing a pilot project at Barshong Geog of Tsirang district in Bhutan focused on improving income of target households through promoting climate adaptive
The training mainly focused on soil and land management, organic farming, and vegetable production. Participants were given hands-on training on how to make organic manure and organic pesticide to promote organic farming in the sites. Similarly,
Workshop between Nepalese industry group and ICIMOD links business activities to sustainable mountain development
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) identifies drought as one of the major climate risks in south Asia. The report projects that climate change will affect food security by the middle of the 21st
Agroforestry is practiced in both tropical and temperate regions where it produces food, fiber and biomass energy, contributes to food and nutrition security, sustains livelihoods, contributes to reduction in poverty and promotes productive and
Ecotourism has the potential to compliment Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) finance for landscape level conservation and management. REDD by itself may not have adequate finance to fulfil the conservation and
Mr Chewang Lachenpa, a former executive member of the Lachen Tourism Development Committee, was interviewed about tourism in North Sikkim at a coffee shop in M G Road in Gangtok, Sikkim as part of HI-AWARE’s scoping study in the Teesta region...
A HI-AWARE team, together with local partners, undertook field visits to the Teesta and Gandaki basins in Nepal and India in the first quarter of 2015 to identify potential study sites as well as the major issues playing out in those sites.
Anu Joshi Shrestha joined ICIMOD in August 2009 as Value Chain Development Specialist. She brings with her extensive experience in working with development agencies and bi-lateral/multilateral organizations. Ms Shrestha will be focusing on
Pradip Maharjan is Chief Executive Officer of the Agro Enterprise Centre of the Federation of Nepalese Chamber of Commerce and Industries (FNCCI).
Nina Holmelin is a Research Fellow and Ph.D candidate at the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo (CICERO) in Norway, and at the Department of Geography, University of Bergen, Norway.
ICIMOD at 4th Asia-Pacific Climate Change Adaptation Forum
Interview with Pema Thinley on the state of transhumant pastoralism in Gurudongmar, North Sikkim
Scoping REDD+ site in Myanmar
Consultation on Promoting Sustainable Mountain Agriculture in Gilgit Baltistan
Dr Ganesh Thapa worked for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) from March 1998 to April 2014 as the Regional Economist for Asia and the Pacific Region and as the Country Programme Manager for North Korea.