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The India China Institute (ICI) at The New School, the International Society for the Study of Religion, Nature and Culture (ISSRNC), American University’s Center for Latin American and Latino Studies (CLALS) and the International Centre for
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.
ICIMOD is a regional learning and knowledge sharing centre of the Hindu Kush Himalayas searving Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan – based in Kathmandu.
This Focus Issue assesses the role of mountain forests in relation to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. After an Introductory Essay, papers cover gender issues in agroforestry (Ethiopia) and community forests (Nepal), small-scale mountain farm
China, India and Nepal Strengthen Cooperation to Conserve the Kailash Sacred Landscape
For over six years, scientific approaches have guided sustainable forest management in Nepal. Kapilvastu and Nawalparasi are two of 40 districts in Nepal where sustainable forest management is currently practised. This system includes the
Biodiversity is the basis for many tourism activities in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Scenic landscapes, forests, lakes, mountains, and farmlands attract many tourists to the region. Iconic bird and animal species are also major attractions.
Migration is greatly affecting mountain societies and mountain ecosystems. Mountain Research and Development is looking for papers that assess experiences of promoting sustainable development in a context of out- or in-migration; that analyze
This Story Grant Programme aims to encourage enthusiastic journalists in the region to write in-depth stories about atmospheric issues. The broad goal is to spread awareness about atmospheric issues among a broad range of audiences.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) Board of Governors comprising government representatives from eight member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar,
Created in 1948, the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), an international organisation dedicated to finding ‘pragmatic solutions to the most pressing environment and development challenges’.
Planning Workshop on Payment Mechanisms for Rangelands Provisioning Ecosystem Goods and Services - Testing and Piloting
Submitting a national Forest Reference Level (FRL) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an involved process that requires understanding national circumstances that drive emissions (and removals) and the adoption