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Policy makers, experts, and practitioners from the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) converged at a symposium held on the side lines of the 10th INTECOL International Wetland Conference in Changshu, China, from 19–24 September 2016.
Dolakha district is home to 422 community forestry user groups (CFUGs) and a majority of its forested area is comprised of community forests. From 2009 to 2013, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation Plus (REDD+) implemented
Somewhere in a mountain village in the Himalaya, a woman folds a taro leaf into a cone, fills it with soil, and sows a seed. She waters her little cone with waste water from the kitchen, creating an enabling environment for the seed to germinate in.
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) organized a meeting with a targeted group of private sector bodies at its Reconstruction Project Site
Mountains may be rugged and majestic, but they’re also fragile environments that are particularly vulnerable to climate change. The high peaks of the Himalayas are a vast storehouse of water in frozen form, with the world’s greatest
them into policy making and development
A high level delegation led by Narahari Ghimire, Joint Secretary, Department of Agriculture of the Government of Nepal, has appreciated the work being done in pilot sites in Taplejung through the Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change
In Islamabad, the ICIMOD delegation held strategic meetings with senior officials of various ministries as well as representatives of the UN, USAID and Australian High Commission, among others.
ICIMOD celebrated World Environment Day 2015 in collaboration with the Government of Gilgit Baltistan, the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), Karakorum International University (KIU), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF-GB), and Aga Khan
Environment Conservation and Development Forum (ECDF), jointly launched two publications – Package of Practices for Promoting Climate Resilient Cardamom Value
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.
to be a sign of empowerment. Development targets such as the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), and the current Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) emphasise on the importance
Aspects related to climate change and other drivers of change in the Salween and Mekong basins and in the Tibetan Autonomous Region of the Upper Brahmaputra River Basin are being researched under the Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme
The ICIMOD ‘Springshed approach’ is an initiative to understand the hydrogeological perspective of springs, the current demand and supply pattern, and existing local management practices, if any, at a landscape scale to use that science and
Centre for Integrated Mountain development (ICIMOD) was profiled by TWAS (The World Academy of Sciences for the advancement of science in developing countries), in its Excellence in Science series, as an example of how nations can work
Centre for Integrated Mountain development (ICIMOD), along with its regional member countries, identifies and develops transboundary landscape initiatives in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region. Several transboundary initiatives have
The Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (KSLCDI) has implemented different measures aimed at supporting local communities to handle waste and sanitation issues in Pulan County.
Dasarath Chand municipality in far western Nepal has suffered from an acute water shortage for several years. To meet the area’s water demand, a new project to provided sufficient water for their daily life of municipal citizens is under