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‘Importance, Changes, and Resilience Building in
SWFG operates in Kalchebesi, a small village of about 25 households situated in Patlekhet, a village development committee in Kavre District. The village is located 46 kilometres east of Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. Most of the people here
Countries in the Himalayan and downstream areas of the Hindu Kush Himalayas need to strengthen their collaboration to address food, water and energy issues. Unless this happens, the region’s agricultural development could be at risk.
The Himalaya are crucially important for India. Its mountains are ‘water towers’ that provide water to millions of people , and services such as food, biodiversity, and energy. However, the warming trend is comparably higher in the mountains
for Promoting Climate Resilient Cardamom Value
the development of climate resilient value chains for bamboo handicrafts, ginger, and vegetables from home gardens. Its thrust is to encourage small-holder farmers to shift from
The monsoon rain that fell incessantly from 11 to 14 August inundated Biratnagar, the industrial capital of Nepal. The city’s airport, the second largest in Nepal, remained submerged for over a week.
The main highlights of the Annual Meet 2016 are i) Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Science (CCAPS) Conference and ii) HI-AWARE Academy. The CCAPS conference aims to bring together experts from government agencies, research institutes and NGOs
ICIMOD provides technical guidance and support on using geographic information system (GIS) tools in planning at the sub-watershed level to implement Local Adaptation Plans of Action (LAPAs) being rolled out in six districts in Western Nepal:
As part of ongoing efforts to engage private sector entities in its activities, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) organized a meeting with a targeted group of private sector bodies at its Reconstruction Project
Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR) project, Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards, Ministry of Population and Environment (MOPE), Government of Nepal, with support from the Nepal Agriculture Research Council is working on the
Kalchhebesi is seeing many women change makers bringing about behavioural changes in their communities, in the way they farm and in the way they live their lives. Kalchhebesi local Januka Timalsina is a pioneer farmer amongst her peer group of women
The Association of International Research and Development Centers for Agriculture (AIRCA) was set up to bring together agricultural research for development (AR4D) organizations for integrated action to deliver sustainable agricultural
The Hindu Kush Himalayas are a hot spot of climate change. There is already evidence of major changes affecting mountain areas, with potentially devastating consequences for hundreds of millions of people in the mountains and downstream. Adaptation
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), along with its regional member countries, identifies and develops transboundary landscape initiatives in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region. Several transboundary initiatives
Linking livelihoods and gender issues in the Koshi river basin can improve water resource management, was the key message of the regional ‘Water-livelihoods-gender nexus’, workshop 24-25 March in Kathmandu hosted by the International Centre of
A two-day workshop on ‘Empowering Women as Agents of Change’ to contextualise gender inequality, to identify and strengthen the perceptions of key stakeholders in strengthening women’s roles in decision-making processes, and to recognise
The workshop aims to reveal lessons from past Himalica pilot interventions in Bhutan and to share those experiences with the administrative officers of Tsirang district.
Twenty-five participants took part in ‘Entrepreneurship and Business Planning Training’ training in Surkhet 17-21 September 2016 as a capacity development intervention under the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development’s