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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
12 projects to further its scientific and technological work in the Hindu Kush
Key Achievements (SDIP I)
More than 250 experts, policy makers, government officials, journalists, and youth convened in Kathmandu this week to discuss climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). After sharing studies and experiences about climate change in the region,
Birendra Bajracharya is the Acting Regional Programme Manager of Mountain Environment Regional Information System (MENRIS) at ICIMOD. Bajracharya joined ICIMOD in 1995 as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Specialist. He holds an MSc in
The International Symposium on the Cryosphere in a Changing Climate was held in Wellington, New Zealand, from 12 to 17 February 2017. The symposium brought together renowned glaciologists from around the world to discuss and share research findings
Himalaya – Changing Landscapes photo exhibition draws attention to the impacts of climate change in the Himalayan region
The field work was merged with several other projects to make optimal use of field personnel and logistics. In addition to visiting the ICIMOD/KU/DHM meteorological and hydrological stations, we conducted maintenance on precipitation stations
In the early hours of 2 August 2014, a landslide occurred above Jure village, about 1.4 km upstream from the Sun Koshi Hydropower project’s intake site. In an instant, a 1.9 km long slope of land perched 1,350 m above the river bed collapsed,
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), together with the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam, Germany, organized a tutorial workshop on the Weather Research and Forecast with Chemistry
“The two workshops have made ACAM a stronger platform today, including co-organization of training workshops for young scientists from the region, formation of working groups on data sharing...
A small team of ICIMOD researchers recently returned to earthquake-ravaged Langtang Valley to rebuild and maintain the network of hydrological and meteorological stations that was partly destroyed by the 25 April Gorkha tremors...
Himalaya – Changing Landscapes photo exhibition draws the world’s attention to the impacts of climate change in the Himalayas
Kangchenjunga Landscape Initiative
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...
Atmospheric composition in Nepal is changing, notably more rapidly over the last decade due to increasing emission of air pollutants and greenhouse gases both inside and outside the country. Air pollution has reached hazardous level in many parts of