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People in the region have taken a great interest in air pollution. The risks of air pollution affecting people may be the main reason for this increase in interest about air pollution in Kathmandu and the country at large.
The samples collected were kept frozen until they were brought down to a lower elevation and melted samples were filtered immediately. The deposition of snow collected in the filter which will be sent to the laboratory in Institute of Tibetan
on "Glacier Hazards and Mitigation Work in the Peruvian Andes Since 1941" 12 Dec 2016 ‘Mountain Cultures: Celebrating Diversity and Strengthening Identity' 11 Dec 2016 Annual HICAP Partners Workshop: Outcome, Synthesis, and
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) started to engage in community carbon forestry in 2003 in India and Nepal and later on implemented a REDD project from 2009-2013 in Nepal...
Transforming Mountain Forestry
Tourism and Climate Change Forum
performance-based climate mitigation framework REDD+ encourages the reduction of emissions related to deforestation and forest degradation, and removals through enhanced forest carbon stocks and improved forest management. These activities
Himalayan (HKH) region in mitigating and adapting
Realizing the unavoidable effect of air pollution on health, visibilty and overall well being of people in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, the Atmosphere Initiative of ICIMOD was established in January 2013. The initiative aims to improve our
Cryosphere and Atmosphere
In September 2015, Department of Hydro-Met Services (DHMS) engineer Tshering Wangchuk led an eight-member team of geologists, foresters, GIS technicians and hydrologists to the glacial lakes and villages of Lunana Gewog. Accompanied by ten helpers
For a country like Nepal, with extreme geological fragility and unsustainable development practices, landscape destruction is nothing new. Such fragility was further compounded by Nepal’s devastating earthquake in 2015 and caused a large number
This Story Grant Programme aims to encourage enthusiastic journalists in the region to write in-depth stories about atmospheric issues. The broad goal is to spread awareness about atmospheric issues among a broad range of audiences.
The celebration day was proposed under the Kangchenjunga Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KLCDI), Research Centre for Applied Science and Technology (RECAST) with Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation and International Centre
Managing Nepal’s growing air pollution crisis requires continuous monitoring of air quality at many locations. This information is needed for public decision making to reduce exposure to hazardous air pollution, to identify the most cost-effective
Action Plan for SLCPs Mitigation in Nepal 21 Jun 2017 The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) organized a half-day stakeholder validation workshop on the national action plan for short-lived climate
Biodiversity for disaster mitigation 08 Jun 2015 World Environment Day 2015: ‘Sustainable consumption and production’ 05 Jun 2015 Below normal rainfall most likely in South Asia this year, say experts 28 May 2015 How big earthquakes