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Agricultural diversification not a choice but a necessity
Something as basic as ensuring that there are no contaminants in the water we drink can drastically improve human health and well-being. Keeping this in mind, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Myanmar
Pollination is a vital ecosystem service that is essential for ensuring human food security as well as maintaining natural ecosystems. Over three quarters of all plants, including world food crops, rely on animal pollinators for better yield and
In Udayapur district of Nepal, women generally haven’t had the same access to information, extension services, or opportunities to participate in government programmes and markets as men. However, rising outmigration of men demands that women
to about 1.5 billion people living in the region and downstream areas. The region is recognized as one of the most vulnerable ecosystems
With the changing climate and their own rapidly changing socio-economic conditions, farmers in Nepal are demanding newer, better ways of irrigating their farms. The Department of Irrigation (DOI) is the nodal agency for irrigation in Nepal and their
Mingma Norbu Sherpa Memorial Scholarships (MNSMS) are available for students interested in pursuing a Masters Degree at Lincoln University, New Zealand. Application Dateline: 31 August 2017
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.
households in the Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica) initiative in Taplejung, Nepal. Farmers usually keep Apis cerana bees in traditional fixed comb log
set up by the Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate change
development initiatives. Rural communities not only need clean water for drinking and basic hygiene, they also need water
ICT for Mountain Development Award 2014
The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is ecologically fragile and highly vulnerable to natural disasters. Nepal is one among the eight countries that lie in the HKH region...
Indigenous Honeybees of the Himalayas: A Community-based Approach to Conserving Biodiversity and Increasing Farm Productivity
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 Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI) has implemented different measures aimed at supporting local communities to handle waste and sanitation issues in Pulan County.
Traditional Medicines Gain Scientific Recognition
Scoping mission to Assam, India for place-based study on Food Security and Gender