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ICIMOD honoured at the Esri User Conference
Langtang Valley was one of the worst affected by the 7.8 and 7.3 magnitude quakes that hit Nepal on April 25, and 12 May 2015. As in many villages in Nepal, settlements in Langtang Valley suffered substantial to catastrophic damage.
The Initiative is a regional level project jointly implemented by ICIMOD and Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, with the objective of improving the conditions for implementing REDD measures...
Officials from Dapcha Kashikhanda Municipality in Kavre District have integrated the construction of recharge ponds into next year’s ward and VDC plans as a result of research conducted by the Nepal Water Conservation Foundation (NWCF), a partner
The majestic Himalaya draws its name from snow. “Himalaya” is descriptive term in Sanskrit which translates to “abode of snow”. However, snow cover area is decreasing in Himalaya as it is the world over. Global warming is further
The International Space Apps Challenge is an international mass collaboration focusing on space exploration that takes place over a 48-hour period in cities around the world. The event embraces collaborative solutions to problems by producing
support regional transboundary programmes through partnership with regional partner institutions, facilitate the exchange of experience, and serve as a regional knowledge hub. We strengthen networking among regional and global centres of
Villagers in Nepal are joining the space age by learning simple ways of using satellite technology to monitor the health of nearby forests and watersheds.
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.
Climate Change continued its roll across the Himalayas in 2015 with its arrival in New Delhi, launching the Indian segment of the open-ended initiative that combines an evolving exhibition with outreach, documentation, creative expression, and
A field team was soon on its way, an example of the quick response to the needs of its regional member countries that ICIMOD is poised to provide. The scientific team, put together by the SERVIR-Himalaya Initiative and Cryosphere Monitoring