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Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop on Earth Observation and Geospatial Technologies for Water Resources Management in Afghanistan
Clean Energy Access for Mountain People
7-18 November 2011: Climate Change and Carbon Assessment for the Benefit of Community Forest in Central and Southeast Asia
New Studies Provide Insights on Glaciers in the Greater Himalayan Region
Cryosphere researchers from ICIMOD will join a team of scientists from institutes in Nepal and Europe for an extensive field campaign to Ngozumpa glacier in the Khumbu region of Nepal in the months of March and April 2016. The team will conduct
In the state of Mizoram in India, an acre of land is capable of producing turmeric worth as much as INR 150,000. Turmeric farmers currently rely on shifting cultivation to farm the precious crop, but with support, they would like to transition to
At an elevation of 5250 metres above sea level, a bamboo stake, about an arm’s length, stuck out oddly against the white backdrop of Yala glacier. It was one of the nine bamboo stakes installed by researchers from the International Centre for
Langtang-Lirung,Drapoche, Gangchhenpo and Naya Kanga peaks surround Yala Glacier, a benchmark glacier of Nepal and one of the most studied. Spanning 5170 to 5750 m above sea level (a.s.l), Yala is a plateau glacier among its surrounding peaks. It
25 years of experience in Remote Sensing Science and Geospatial Applications in natural resources management and informed decision making with focus on regional and micro level planning, community development, food security, fuel wood
her wit and her great sense of humour. Her journey from a remote village in Mugu to steady job holder with a postgraduate degree is full of hardship, adventure, and courage. Like a majority of the people in Mugu,
HKH Cryosphere Monitoring Project
ICIMOD met partners from China, Pakistan and Tajikistan in Kathmandu, Nepal on 28-29 April 2016 to discuss and finalize the protocol for the assessment and measurement of rangeland resources. The protocol will guide field level activities in the
SERVIR Himalaya Youth Forum: Using Earth Observation for Climate Change Actions in Pakistan
ICIMOD Hosts Workshop to Improve Forest Fire Management in the Region
Using remote sensing imagery from Google Earth, experts identify flat areas of land, after which potential landing sites are chosen and mapped based on the proximity to affected settlement areas...
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.
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...