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support poor and vulnerable mountain communities in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region in mitigating and adapting
Mountains may be rugged and majestic, but they’re also fragile environments that are particularly vulnerable to climate change. The high peaks of the Himalayas are a vast storehouse of water in frozen form, with the world’s greatest
The second book launch of HICAP’s new title, “Gender Analysis of Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation in China with Focus on Yunnan” was held in Baoshan City, Yunnan, China, on 15 March 2017. Many of the case studies presented in this book
to climate change in the mountainous rural areas of China’s Yunnan Province, where disruptions in weather patterns and increasingly extreme events are expected to impact agricultural
Climate Change continued its roll across the Himalayas in 2015 with its arrival in New Delhi, launching the Indian segment of the open-ended initiative that combines an evolving exhibition with outreach, documentation, creative expression, and
One of the wider objectives of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is to promote agroforestry to reduce the burden put on natural forests and have trees growing outside forests. To promote agroforestry in Chitwan
Strategic Engagement with Corporate Sector Enhanced by Work with SAARC CCI
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development’s (ICIMOD) Dr Eklabya Sharma, Director Programme Operations and Dr Golam Rasul, Theme Leader,
basin is one of the most agriculturally abundant regions of Bihar (India) and Nepal that frequently suffers from significant flood and drought events attributing to low agricultural productivity,
Two-hundred and forty scientists from 26 countries came to Kathmandu in March to share the latest findings on glaciers and glacier change during the first symposium of the International Glaciological Society (IGS) to be held in Nepal.
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) has taken a step towards enhancing partnership in Pakistan. ‘SDIP Phase-2 for Indus Basin’ was a workshop organized jointly by ICIMOD with the
India and High Value Agriculture Project in Hill and Mountain Areas (HVAP), Nepal attended a week long on-the-job training at the International Centre for
A high-level delegation visited ICIMOD and CEAPRED’s pilot implementation on climate smart villages (CSV) in Patlekhet and Kalchebesi in Kavrepalanchok district.
Countries in the Himalayan and downstream areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayas need to strengthen their collaboration to address food, water and energy issues. Unless this happens, the region’s agricultural development could be at risk.
Every year, the people who make ICIMOD’s programmes happen in each country – from development partners to policy makers to researchers – come together to showcase their work, engage in dialogue, explore potential partnerships, and build
in additional pressure on agriculture. Hence,
The International Conference on Understanding Climate Change and Enabling Climate Action in Kathmandu, Nepal, saw the launch of two knowledge products developed under the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP). These products
Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) on Water Land and Ecosystems (WLE) takes a research for development approach to address challenges in four major regions: the Ganges; the Nile-East Africa; the Volta-Niger; and the