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Understanding drivers of ecosystem change and livelihoods in the Upper Indus, Pakistan
Capacity Building for Improved Monitoring of Snow, Ice and Water Resources in the INDUS Basin
Bangladesh and ICIMOD has been working in the area of capacity building, institutional strengthening, internships, research and demonstration, and regional and international workshops and conferences, among other activities.
The local community in Saptari, a district in the Terai region of Nepal, is elated with news that their local five-year water use master plan (WUMP) is being included in the district level development plan of the Government of Nepal.
These days, readers frequently come across headlines spelling of the approaching doom and gloom of climate change. In South Asia, this sadly rings true for a region yearning to bolster its work-force and make its markets globally competitive.
Other than being catalogued and bound into thick journals to gather dust, what is the use of high-level climate change research? The hours of painstaking literature review, controlled experiments and field observations, must count for something,
The impact of climate change on water and other associated resources has gender dimensions. Women of the most vulnerable areas are more vulnerable due to climatic stressors in addition to socioeconomic differences they face. The Upper Indus is not
Satellite Rainfall Estimation II
Satellite Rainfall Estimation
As part of monitoring and assessment of changes in glaciers, snow and glacio-hydrology in the Hindu Kush Himalayas, the Cryosphere Initiative of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) organised the week-long
Yarsagumba (Ophiocordyceps sinensis), a highly prized Himalayan herb, is commonly known as caterpillar fungus and grows naturally in the northern alpine grasslands of Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Tibetan plateau of China within the altitude of 3,000 to
The need for collaborative research for conserving important freshwater ecosystem received much emphasis during the one-day expert consultation workshop organized by ICIMOD’s Koshi Basin Programme (KBP).
International Day for Disaster Reduction
Early in the evening on 28 June 2015, Lemthang Tsho (Memari) Lake filled beyond capacity and burst over its embankment creating a glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF). This incident caused minimal damage downstream but other GLOFs can be catastrophic.
International Mountain Day 2012
International Women’s Day 2014 Celebration at ICIMOD