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the most meltwater-dependent rivers on earth. It hosts a large, rapidly growing population, and the world’s largest irrigation scheme. Understanding the hydrology of the upper Indus basin is challenging. The Hindu Kush, Karakoram
The partners’ forum 2014 has been organized to discuss the progress made so far and make future plans, take stock of science outcomes, revisit impact pathway, and more importantly, to strengthen the partnership network.
Water is a gendered issue, particularly in the mountain areas of the Hindu Kush Himalaya. Inequalities between men and women, characterized most acutely by women’s lack of control over and limited access to productive resources...
The Koshi Basin is one of those most vulnerable Himalayan Basins where climate change will affect water availability, and consequently agriculture and livelihood options for millions of people.
mountains of the Koshi River Basin will soon undergo a geochemical analysis at the IIT Kanpur (India) laboratory to understand the contribution of sediment load from different geographic
Partners review progress of Koshi Basin Programme at IGSNRR, Beijing, China
water resources in the Koshi River basin by integrating livelihoods and gender as core aspects
experts on the Upper Indus Basin and media persons will observe glacier monitoring stations, hydrological stations, and weather stations installed by the Pakistan Meteorological Department, Water and Power
Capacity Building for Improved Monitoring of Snow, Ice and Water Resources in the INDUS Basin
HI-AWARE Researchers Learn about Climate Vulnerability Issues in the Nepal Part of the Gandak Basin
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.
Discussions on the preliminary findings of a recent socio-economic survey conducted on 1,600 households in 11 districts around the Koshi embankments were held at a workshop in Patna, Bihar on 26 September...
From 10 April to 9 June 2017, six faculty members from Tribhuvan University (TU) in Kathmandu completed a two-month on-the-job training on the application of remote sensing (RS) and geographic information system (GIS) for the mapping and monitoring
Much of the water originates around the highest mountains on earth, a region often called “the third pole” because of its immense concentration of snow and ice, the largest outside the Arctic and Antarctic. Relying on a complex interplay of
ICIMOD is looking for applications from potential candidates for the position of Communication Consultant for Koshi Basin Initiative and Indus Basin Initiative.
Global water resources are facing increasing pressure from climate change and rising consumption. This problem is especially acute in the Hindu Kush Himalayan mountains, which are home to 210 million people and provide water to over 1.3 billion
Roundtable on Building Resilience to Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources of the Upper Indus Basin
The majestic Himalaya draws its name from snow. “Himalaya” is descriptive term in Sanskrit which translates to “abode of snow”. However, snow cover area is decreasing in Himalaya as it is the world over. Global warming is further
Consultative Workshop on Understanding Drivers of Ecosystem Change and Livelihoods in the Upper Indus Basin, Pakistan