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The Himalayas: Upstream but Downwind
Winter in the Hindu Kush Himalayas usually lasts from December to February. During this time many low-land areas and valleys experience short durations of morning fog...
Adaptation knowledge gaps have been identified, repeatedly, as a barrier to widespread and successful adaptation actions. The Lima Adaptation Knowledge Initiative (LAKI) recognises this challenge. Initiated by the United Nations Framework Convention
Key Achievements (SDIP I)
International Mountain Day 2013
World Environment Day 2014
portal for geospatial data launched in Bhutan 15 Oct 2014 ICIMOD celebrates partnership with Bhutan 11 Oct 2014 Transboundary cooperation key to biodiversity conservation 10 Oct 2014 Young professionals learn new ideas on enhancing
Snow is an important component of the cryosphere, and the study of snow trends is essential for understanding regional climate change and for managing water resources. Changes in the snow budget have socioeconomic and environmental implications for
The workshop will bring together members of the SERVIR Applied Science Team (AST) and select partners from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Pakistan working with the SERVIR Hindu Kush Himalaya (SERVIRHKH) initiative at ICIMOD.
Submitting a national Forest Reference Level (FRL) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an involved process that requires understanding national circumstances that drive emissions (and removals) and the adoption
Quest to unravel the cause of the Seti flash flood, 5 May 2012
Colombo, Sri Lanka (July 6, 2017) – Sri Lanka has hosted a ground-breaking meeting to strengthen knowledge and support collective efforts on tackling climate change adaptation and other water-related challenges in the Indus Basin, home to more
In recent years Nepal has been increasingly plagued by air pollution. We cough through the dry season while days with clear views of the Himalayas become rarer. Several obvious domestic sources contribute, including open fires, vehicles, cook
ICIMOD’s relief works this week focused in Kavre district, particularly in climate smart village pilot sites under the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme (HICAP)...
In consultation with the Government of Nepal, ICIMOD provided immediate relief support to partners, communities, and familie...