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Winter in the Hindu Kush Himalayas usually lasts from December to February. During this time many low-land areas and valleys experience short durations of morning fog...
ICIMOD’s REDD+ Initiative organized a Regional Learning Workshop on ‘Demystifying REDD+ Safeguards for South Asia’ from 2–6 November 2015 in Kolkata, India. The meeting brought together four partner countries, Bhutan, India, Myanmar, and
participated in a study visit to Nepal to learn about community-based forestry management. Organized by ICIMOD’s Wakhan Corridor Initiative, the objective of the visit was to build the capacity of
and is one of the ‘biodiversity hotspots’ of the world consisting
livelihoods in the pilot villages. The initiatives plan to do this by engaging the economically active population especially the rural unemployed youth in
The Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI) and its partner SABAH Nepal participated in the 14th National Handicraft Trade Fair at the Brikutimandap Exhibition Hall in Kathmandu from 25-29 November 2016. The event
The government of Bangladesh has initiated steps to develop the Chittagong Hill Tracts—known for its natural endowment of hills, valleys, rivers, and waterfalls—as a tourism hub of international repute.
“Nature” never fails to surprise us. In many parts of the world, natural resources are the sole source for livelihood opportunities. Be it in the form of wild shrubs like Daphne papyracea and Daphne bholua that can be used to make paper or
Myanmar 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
A team from ICIMOD visited Sipapokhare VDC, one of the severely affected VDCs of Sindhupalchowk district, to provide relief materials...
Regional Training Workshop on Developing Pro Poor Value Chains with Country Partners
“Climate + Change - Indian Himalayan Region: Our Mountains, Our Future” initiative is an innovative, open-ended initiative to foster Climate Smart Communities throughout the Indian Himalayan region. Becoming Climate Smart requires increased
My feet have long forgotten what it means to be dry. With every step I tread newly accumulated water in my shoes as we are climbing up the muddy nomad trail through a dense forest...
The two ministries recognized spring protection using the spring hydrogeology concepts, and its importance in forest management and watershed management programmes...
A team of atmospheric scientists, responding to a request from the Home Ministry, set up an office at the Nepal Army hangar to support rescue and relief flight planning. Using satellite remote sensing and GIS technology, ICIMOD helped to identify
support communities in the pilot areas of Uttarakhand. The main activity carried out under this partnership –
2016 Field Monitoring Visit to Himalica Pilot sites in Taplejung, Nepal 12 Nov 2016 - 17 Nov 2016 Expedition and glacier monitoring training on Yala Glacier, Langtang, Nepal 11 Nov 2016 - 25 Nov 2016 Research-Policy Interface:
Community-based flood early warning systems will help communities in the Koshi basin better prepare for a flood