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The increased participation of women in economic activities is perceived to be a sign of empowerment. Development targets such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and the current Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) emphasise on the
Participatory Action Research on APIS CERANA Selection and Multiplication in Nepal
Celebrating International Mountain Day 2014
International Day for Biological Diversity 2011
a pilot project under Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas (Himalica)
Integrating disaster resilience in ecosystems management
The earthquake caused several secondary geo-hazards. More than 3,000 landslides occurred in the steep mountains and hills throughout the earthquake affected zone, posing additional risk to people and infrastructure (ICIMOD, 2015a).
The topics covered included integrated yak farming practices related to health, breed, fodder and pasture management, modern processing, and the sale and marketing of yak meat and other products in Lanzhou. The participants learnt about yak value
Let us move beyond the description of the problem, to putting our heads together to find solutions...
Sweet adaptation to climate change in the Himalayas
John Crump, senior science writer with GRID-Arendal, recollects his experiences from the field, while visiting ICIMOD’s pilot sites on Climate Smart Villages, and action research site on adaptive capacity in Kavrepalanchok district...
International Women’s Day 2012
Extreme Vulnerability of the Himalaya-Tibetan Region to Global Warming and Air Pollution
overload our everyday lives. The stories of environmental degradation are so overwhelming that there is a sense that we cannot really do anything about it. Yet, there are