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Participants exchanged knowledge, strengthened networks, and engaged in discussions that led to recommendations on issues such as flood zoning, environmental protection, contextspecific adaptation strategies, and the importance of strong
To encourage growth that is green, people-friendly and sustainable, ICIMOD collaborated with the Government of Myanmar to craft an Ecotourism Policy and Management Strategy for Protected Areas, which lays out a strategy for promoting tourism and
The Strategic Framework for Resilient Livelihoods in Earthquake-Affected Areas is a sign of the depth of policy engagement between ICIMOD and the Government of Nepal. It also prompted other development agencies to seek ICIMOD’s assistance in
The symposium included a lawmakers’ session that brought together ministers and Members of Parliament from India’s mountain states and Bangladesh to discuss transboundary cooperation. Representatives from European and Southeast Asian countries
A vast amount of data about the Koshi River Basin is now at your fingertips, even in the field from a mobile phone. It has long been a challenge for users working on transboundary issues to find reliable data that doesn’t stop at borders, which
Working with farmers in six villages in northern Chitral, researchers found that honeybee pollination increases the size of the apple, its shape, and its colour. Overall production was also much higher in orchards where bees were deployed
The Indian butter tree is a superb multitasker. It controls erosion, grows in poor soil, its seeds are made into butter, its flowers make a tasty honey – and it can help farmers out of poverty. That’s why it’s earned a role in value chain
The Strategic Framework for Sustainable Development in the Chittagong Hill Tracts is now part of the Bangladesh Planning Commission’s seventh five-year plan, which means that donors and agencies who engage in development work in the area will be
USAID Administrator visits ICIMOD
Today, Dr Rajiv Shah, Administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), visited the ICIMOD to discuss the role of science and technology in development and to experience firsthand the dynamic tools.
Increasing precipitation and glacier melt keep Asia’s rivers flowing
Koshi Basin Programme News
My feet have long forgotten what it means to be dry. With every step I tread newly accumulated water in my shoes as we are climbing up the muddy nomad trail through a dense forest...
ICIMOD Researcher Recognized at the GEWEX Conference
Over the past decade, concern for the changes wrought on ecosystems and livelihoods by climate and other changes has prompted greater awareness of the importance of this valuable resource for mountain people and downstream populations. However,