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It is easy to admire the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) as a geographical region with beautiful natural scenery. However, it is also important to remember that the abundance of natural resources in the HKH sustains the livelihoods of more than 1.3
International Mountain Day 2012
celebrated International Mountain Day in Gilgit in collaboration with the Government of Gilgit Baltistan, Karakorum International University, Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP), WWF-Gilgit Baltistan, and the Serena
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), a global asset, is rich in cultural and biological diversity, and natural resources. It is also home to inaccessible, remote, and fragile regions where local populations live in poverty. Managing ecosystems in the
Gender and socially inclusive local water use master plans supported by ICIMOD and HELVETAS in pilot VDCs are inspiring many communities in watershed areas to simulate the initiative
Policy workshop sets ground for a regional assessment of adaptation responses for the Hindu Kush Himalaya
Somewhere in a mountain village in the Himalaya, a woman folds a taro leaf into a cone, fills it with soil, and sows a seed. She waters her little cone with waste water from the kitchen, creating an enabling environment for the seed to germinate in.
Call for Papers: Mountain Research and Development (MRD) - Gender and Sustainable Development in Mountains: Innovative Transformations, Tenacious Resistances
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.
are a lifeline for men and women in rural areas. They provide timber for building homes and sheds, wood for making household and farm implements, fuelwood for cooking, herbs that can be used for food and medicine, fodder for livestock, and
Women’s Day (IWD) has over the years become a landmark event in the annual activity calendar of ICIMOD. The Gender Resource Team (GReaT team), a dedicated team of gender champions from different streams within ICIMOD, and the gender
Resilient Mountain Villages
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), a three-day regional conference on Mountain agriculture with focus on bee pollination services,
Experts from Asian mountains commit to work together for social and ecological resilience to climate change
Solar powered irrigation pumps (SPIP) provides an alternative technology that has been tested widely in the region and has been found to be a technically proven and workable solution and is suited for all categories of farms – large holder, small