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The symposium hosted by ICIMOD highlighted some key issues related to wetlands. Attendees emphasised the importance of science, policy and practice, the inclusion of community voices and the lack of research for basic adaptive methods in wetlands...
Allo (Girardinia diversifolia), or Himalayan nettle, is traditionally used in Nepal to make cloth. Its bark contains fibres that are strong and smooth, with a silky lustre.
Four journalists from Bhutan awarded the ICIMOD Media Fellowship 2014
Gully plugging using check dams
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) identifies drought as one of the major climate risks in south Asia. The report projects that climate change will affect food security by the middle of the 21st
India’s National REDD+ Strategy is being formulated to meet the requirements prescribed by the UNFCCC. The strategy will also outline the process for developing three remaining prerequisites of REDD+: the national forest reference level, national
The REDD+ initiative has been working to build the capacities of resource persons in the area, and the newly formed REDD+ working group. It works with the Federation of Community Forestry Users, Nepal (FECOFUN), ICIMOD, and the Deutsche Gesellschaft
This side event is open to public and will bring together policy makers and researchers for a science and policy dialogue on regional collaborations in the Artic and the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH)
Rehabilitation of degraded communal grazing land
Landslip and stream bank stabilisation
Improved cattleshed for urine collection
Participatory action research on drip irrigation
Traditional irrigated rice terraces
Improved compost preparation
Improving terraces with farmers