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instrumental in mitigating pollution and climate change in the HKH region 03 Dec 2015 Experts from the HKH region discussed efforts to integrate air pollution and climate change mitigation activities in Asia during a side event organised by
Reduce Short-Lived Climate Pollutants (CCAC) Working Group Meeting 24 Feb 2015 - 25 Feb 2015 The CCAC is a voluntary partnership uniting governments, intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations, representatives of civil society and
READ MORE Dispelling air pollution myths in Kathmandu 12 Jul 2016 People in the region have taken a great interest in air pollution. The risks of air pollution affecting people may be the main reason for this increase in interest about air
World Environment Day 2014
On a crisp May morning, after a night’s heavy rainfall, a convoy of four-wheel drive vehicles climbed the 16 kilometer rough road from the Fishling village on the banks of the Trisuli river to the ridgetop at Ichhyakamana, Chitwan district, Nepal.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), together with the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany, organized a tutorial workshop on the Weather Research and Forecast with Chemistry
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
In the mountains, permafrost stabilizes rock slopes, moraines and debris-covered slopes. For instance, moraines consist of loose sediment often held together by permafrost. When permafrost thaws, slopes become more vulnerable to erosion. Debris and
The year 2015 was a memorable year for many reasons. The earthquakes on 25 April and 12 May that affected Nepal and neighbouring countries also disrupted operations at ICIMOD. However, the way ICIMOD and its partners responded will be something that
Wetlands in the Erhai Lake basin of Yunnan Province are a rich habitat for plants and animals and play a key role in water purification for China’s second largest highland lake.
The samples collected were kept frozen until they were brought down to a lower elevation and melted samples were filtered immediately. The deposition of snow collected in the filter which will be sent to the laboratory in Institute of Tibetan
Nepal’s growing air pollution crisis requires continuous monitoring of air quality at many locations. This information is needed for public decision making to reduce exposure to hazardous air pollution, to identify the most cost-effective
Figuring out what to do: Air pollution data is needed for an informed public and responsive decision making ICIMOD hosts second annual AIRCA M&E meeting 15 Mar 2017 Singapore's Water Journey: An Inspiration for HKH Countries
Jun 2017 China's lake pollution cut by a third but water quality still an issue 14 Jun 2017 New look at satellite data questions scale of China's afforestation success 03 May 2017 Winter weather conditions could lead to worsening
contributions of indoor air pollution to outdoor pollution or the relation between indoor and outdoor air pollution. READ MORE Department of Rural Development Made Commitment for Installing Pumping Water System in Himalica Pilot Villages in