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India and ICIMOD has been working in the area of capacity building, institutional strengthening, internships, research and demonstration, and regional and international workshops and conferences, among other activities. ICIMOD`s partner institutions
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) activities in Pakistan through exposure of policy makers was made to pilot projects in Upper Indus Basin (UIB), Gilgit Baltistan 20-22
Air pollution has become part of life for people across large parts of Asia. Thick smog chokes cities and their inhabitants as black exhaust from diesel engines clogs the air on daily commutes.
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.
The region has high hydropower potential, but the changing climate and likely changes in the hydrological regime may pose a risk to future hydropower development. The changing probabilities and magnitudes of extreme events can place an additional
ICIMOD is seeking a GIS database developer/programmer, in its Afghanistan Office to support MAIL’s GIS Unit in implementing the development and maintenance of various applications.
The first draft of the Nepal REDD+ Strategy 2016 envisions a three-tier institution for REDD+ implementation. In addition to the central level institution—including the REDD+ Apex body, the REDD working group, the National REDD Centre, and the
Project Implemented on the Ground
The spate of deadly disasters in the past 10 years stands testimony to the region’s vulnerability, especially that of isolated and often impoverished mountain communities.
Celebrating International Women
Today, Dr Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), visited the ICIMOD to discuss the role of science and technology in development and to experience firsthand the dynamic tools.
Knowledge Management and Communication
Knowledge generation and use
Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC) meets in Kathmandu to tackle air pollution
Make It Happen: Empowering Women from the Mountains. ICIMOD celebrates IWD annually to honour, highlight, and promote the role of women in sustainable Mountain development in the Hindu Kush Himalayas.
Discussing a number of lessons learnt, these series of articles argue for a holistic approach to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of
As she planted her batch of bitter gourds in Kalchhe Besi last year, Kamala Timalsina was unsure if they would survive. She wondered how her gourds and those of her fellow farmers’ would fare in the dry spell in the late winter.