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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
Strategic Engagement with Corporate Sector Enhanced by Work with SAARC CCI
To take allo value chain promotion to a greater height, ICIMOD, in collaboration with the Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation (MoFSC), Research Centre for Applied Science and Technology (RECAST) and SABAH Nepal, launched the ‘Kailash –
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
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
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.
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) celebrated the World Environment Day (WED) by organizing various activities at its Knowledge Park in Godavari, Nepal, and venues in regional member countries Afghanistan and Bhutan.
Monsoon season in South Asia has become a mixed blessing of late as heavy rains are needed for crop production, but also trigger floods and landslides that often negate the gains made through agriculture.
ICIMOD’s work in India to develop the value chain for tulsi made notable strides this year as farmers moved beyond basic production and enhanced their capacities in product improvement and marketing, which meant more profit for rural women.
demand for illegal wildlife products, and to press everyone
SWFG operates in Kalchebesi, a small village of about 25 households situated in Patlekhet, a village development committee in Kavre District. The village is located 46 kilometres east of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Most of the people here
Domesticated yaks play an important role in the lives of mountain people living in high altitude regions in India and Nepal. These animals have historically been used to transport goods across mountain passes, and for their milk, meat and hide.
The Hindu Kush Himalayan Region (HKH) is endowed with unlimited information and knowledge which can be employed for conservation and development in and beyond the region. This information is created by processing and analysing data which can be
The Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs (MOCHTA) considers ICIMOD’s strategic framework for sustainable development in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) of Bangladesh as relevant to the implementation of the Honourable Prime Minister Sheikh
Hosted by the International RiverFoundation, the 19th International Riversymposium (http://riversymposium.com/), which is being held at Taj Palace in New Delhi, India from 12 to 14 September 2016, brings together river managers, policy developers,
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) participated in a value chain development workshop in Surkhet, Nepal 15-17 December, 2015. Organised by the High Value Agriculture Project
The Strategic Framework for Resilient Livelihoods in Earthquake-Affected Areas is a sign of the depth of policy engagement between ICIMOD and the Government of Nepal. It also prompted other development agencies to seek ICIMOD’s assistance in
are subsidized to boost crop production, could it lead to more and cheaper food but a shrinking, degraded water supply? Growing crops for biofuels might promise more abundant, cleaner energy, but what happens to food security when
Minister of State, Pakistan and Chairperson of the Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), Marvi Memon paid a visit to women farmers in Kavrepalanchok district in early March along with a small delegation from the International Centre for