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The Koshi River basin is a transboundary basin shared by China, India, and Nepal. The river originates on the high altitude Tibetan Plateau and passes through eastern Nepal and northern Bihar in India before joining the Ganges.
ICIMOD Staff Participates in Workshop on Water Security in South Asia at Harvard University and Speaks at Water for Food Global Conference
HI-AWARE Inception Phase Completed
Beekeeping is integral to the livelihoods of mountain farming households in several areas of the HKH region. It helps in improving livelihoods and food security of mountain people. Bees pollinate crops and plants and help in enhancing crop
Application Form: Regional Training Workshop for Journalists: Strengthening reporting on adaptation to climate change for relevant policy approaches
As one of the world’s first carbon offset projects involving local communities in monitoring the carbon in their forests, the project provides valuable global learning on how to build the capacity of local stakeholders in implementing carbon
The annual ‘Regional Review and Annual Planning Workshop for the year 2016 and 2017’ on Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI) workshop took place 16 to 18 August 2016, in Kathmandu, Nepal and was organised by
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,
Bihar is India’s poorest state, and also the most flood-prone, with 73 per cent of its area routinely flooded by rivers from the Himalayas. Floods impact over three-quarters of the people of North Bihar.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) attracted the world community’s attention to a range of climate change-related issues and their impact on the ecosystem of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region at COP21 in Paris this
We finally stood up. Our eyes were closed, our hands held in a circle. Our ears were pricked up to the tune of singing cicadas. Only the call of the cuckoo punctuated their song. We allowed ourselves two minutes to soak up the music.
Biodiversity is the basis for many tourism activities in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Scenic landscapes, forests, lakes, mountains, and farmlands attract many tourists to the region. Iconic bird and animal species are also major attractions.
Mountain Women and Men Call for Equitable and Inclusive Sustainable Development
A new environmental impact assessment is an encouraging sign for hydropower developers and environmentalists
Nature never fails to surprise us. In many parts of the world, natural resources are the only source of livelihood opportunities available to people. They can be in the form of wild shrubs like Daphne papyracea and Daphne bholua (paper plant) that