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What do butterflies, rising rivers, unstable mountainsides, and the Sherpas of the Everest region have in common? All were the focus of new knowledge tools and applications honoured in 2015 with ICIMOD’s ICT for Mountain Development Award, which
Researchers from Sichuan University, China visited the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in Nepal 18-22 April 2016 to discuss updates on mapping of significant sites along ‘Kailash Kora’, the outer walking route
The spate of deadly disasters in the past 10 years stands testimony to the region’s vulnerability, especially that of isolated and often impoverished mountain communities.
Samjwal Ratna Bajracharya
Discussing a number of lessons learnt, these series of articles argue for a holistic approach to disaster preparedness and recovery, mainly focusing on the significance of livelihoods recovery. The authors also highlight the importance of
The map uses L-band Synthetic Aperture Radar-2 (PALSAR-2) images from Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).
An integrated information platform gives users valuable information on the Koshi basin
The Cryosphere Initiative of the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in collaboration with the Department of Hydro-Met Services (DHMS), Bhutan organised a five day training on “Application of Remote Sensing and
The cryosphere plays a significant role in the regional climatic system and is a sensitive indicator of global climate change, but to date there has been a marked lack of consistent, long-term information on glaciers and snow cover in the Hindu