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A new collaboration to manage forests
Within a short span the project results showed the vast potential for saving fuel and greenhouse gas emissions, reducing indoor air pollution, and freeing up time spent in collecting fuel, especially by women, for productive activities.
In the state of Mizoram in India, an acre of land is capable of producing turmeric worth as much as INR 150,000. Turmeric farmers currently rely on shifting cultivation to farm the precious crop, but with support, they would like to transition to
the Federation of Community Forestry Users, Nepal (FECOFUN), ICIMOD, and the Deutsche Gesellschaft
‘Managing Mountain Ecosystems for Sustaining Services’
Local people are leading its management through the ANCA management Council, which includes elected representatives from villages within the nearly 2,000 square kilometre area.
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.
Governing and Managing Forests and Other Common Property Resources in a Period of Climate Change
ICIMOD-Supported Symposium Drafts Declaration for Sustainable Wetland Management in Nepal
Transboundary landscapes provide a platform for collaboration among countries sharing similar landscapes divided by political boundaries to work together to conserve and develop these common landscapes. Several transboundary initiatives have been
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
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
together with the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI), the US SilvaCarbon and SERVIR programme, is organizing the second GFOI Capacity Building Summit from 18–21 September
In an effort to scale up climate-smart technologies and practices piloted in Barshong Gewog through the Local 12th Five Year Plan (FYP) for Tsirang, Bhutan, the Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica)
support with Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation Government of Nepal (MFSC/GoN), and other conservation partners, including World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
with local communities and forestry officials for the past eight years. The project prepares local community to participate in the international REDD+ climate policy while simultaneously strengthening
starting from tropical forest at around 800m altitude to alpine steppe found at altitude higher than
Madhya Pradesh State Minor Forest Produce
Taungya, or shifting cultivation system, is a major food and income production system for the majority of farmers in Chin State of Myanmar. A peer learning workshop, Good Practices in Taungya system, was organised in Hakha, capital of Chin, 16-17