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Reduce Short-lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC)’s Working Group Meeting was hosted by ICIMOD in Kathmandu on 24-25 February 2015. The two-day meeting brought together people from almost 100 state and non-state
who study effects of air pollution on monsoon circulation and effects of the monsoon on air pollution. ICIMOD is a co-sponsor of the second ACAM workshop, with an estimated of
The magnitude 7.8 earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April and its aftershocks have destroyed or damaged more than half a million buildings across Nepal, including more than 25,000 public buildings and a rich set of historical...
Media Training Workshop: Air pollution, its sources and impacts, and mitigation options 16 Nov 2015 - 20 Nov 2015 Training on Glacier Mass Balance Monitoring 03 Nov 2015 - 06 Nov 2015 Regional Training on Flood Outlook & Flood Modelling
policies 17 Dec 2013 Air pollution is a major environmental and health concern in South Asia. Every year it is responsible for over a million premature deaths as well as significant crop losses. Certain air pollutants also contribute to
to tackle rising air pollution 31 Aug 2016 Research on adaptation and climate change in the Gandaki basin shared with key stakeholders in Nepal 11 Aug 2016 International seminar highlights importance of benefit sharing in hydropower
Gaps: the Effects of Air Pollution on Human Health 05 Jun 2017 Air Pollution and the problems associated with it have gained the attention of people in the Hindu Kush Himalaya and the world at large. As more studies reveal the linkages
Related Events Air pollution, climate and health in the HKH: Workshop and Science-Policy Dialogue 27 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017 International Workshop on Cryospheric Change and Sustainable Development 01 Aug 2017 - 02 Aug 2017
A commonly used construction material in Nepal, brick is produced in approximately 1,000 kilns around the country, attracting investment worth USD 3.6 million. Across the country, kilns take an informal approach to production management and deal
Improving understanding of emissions of air pollutants within and upwind of the HKH region
The impact of ICIMOD’s work in 2015 is visible in its ability to work with its member countries to respond to the urgent needs of mountain communities, from investigating a glacial lake outburst flood in Bhutan to quickly responding to the
Improving understanding of atmosphere processes and change
ICIMOD along with key government organizations in the water supply sector was invited by the President of Nepal, Right Honorable Bidhya Devi Bhandari to a consultation meeting regarding the deteriorating water scarcity situation in many parts of
The project ‘Engaging Local Citizens to Map Environmental, Agriculture and Food Security Data’ explores the use of free and open infrastructure of OpenStreetMap (OSM) to map data related to environment, agriculture, and food security...
To highlight the vulnerability of the world’s snow and ice to the impacts of short-lived climate pollutants, the International Cryosphere Climate Initiative (ICCI) organized a Cryosphere Day on 17 November 2013 in line with UNFCCC COP19 at Warsaw.
Open burning is common in the HKH and a convenient way for farmers to eliminate of large quantities of crop residue. This practice also serves to prepare fields for the next crop cycle – wheat in spring and rice in summer.