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The workshop will focus on existing capabilities to model and assess these changes, mitigation and adaptability strategies in a rapidly changing cryosphere, eco-social sustainability, and the role of the cryosphere in the earth’s future.
Raising the voice of the mountains at UNFCCC COP 20
ICIMOD shares results of glacial lakes studies
New Reports Identify Impacts of Climate Change on World’s Highest Mountains
The Ministry of the Environment, Japan, and the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) co-hosted a side event on short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs) in Asia on 19 November at the Japan Pavilion during the 19th Conference of Parties
Interstate cooperation stressed
Bridging transboundary challenges with 21st century paradigms for the welfare of mountain people, forests and environment in the Hindu Kush Himalayas
Building Community Resilience to Flood Hazards Using Geospatial Technology
Regional REDD+ Initiative
The air in Kathmandu is extremely polluted, with fine particles (PM2.5) being the major cause of concern. If you ask the average resident where all the pollution is coming from, many will point the blame at vehicles. But when we look for ways to
Resilient forest dependent communities need supportive government policies and strengthened institutions
Twenty eight highly motivated journalists from eight countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region —Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan — attended the ‘Regional Media Training Workshop: Air
Across the Hindu Kush Himalayas, forest fires are devastating to local communities and ecosystems, and are a huge challenge for forest managers. The first challenge to stopping forest fires is getting accurate and timely information, including...
cookstoves as a mitigation option for black carbon has been an area of ICIMOD’s interest for the past many years. Therefore, ICIMOD has been exploring ways to bring together innovative entrepreneurs and financing institutions to reach the
A community-based flood early warning system (CB-FEWS) is an integrated system of tools and plans to detect and respond to flood emergencies. It’s managed by the communities themselves and, if properly designed and implemented, can make the