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Mountain Day 2011 - Highlighting the Critical Role of Mountain Ecosystems for Climate Adaptation and Sustainable Development
International Conference on Green Economy and Sustainable Mountain Development
The International Conference on Biodiversity, Climate Change Assessment, and Impacts on Livelihood was organized in Kathmandu from 10-12 January 2017. The three-day event brought together 300 national and 100 international scientists, policy makers,
Private sector engagement
the development of a Private Sector Engagement Strategy, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain development (ICIMOD) is conducting a series of meetings in its Regional Member Countries (RMCs) with potential private sector entities and
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.
Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centers (GN-SEC) which is coordinated by UNIDO in partnership with regional organizations. The network is currently supported by more than 89 energy ministers and/or heads of
of Himalayan Environment & Sustainable Development, (GBPNIHESD), the Indian nodal organisation with support from Government of West Bengal and Sikkim, organised a day long consultative meeting on 15 May 2016 in Gangtok,
fast. Infrastructure development is keeping pace with increasing demands made
Non-farm livelihood promotion
(HKH) is the highest mountain range in the world. It provides ecosystem goods and services to about 1.5 billion people living in the region and downstream areas. The region is recognized as one of the most vulnerable ecosystems
Migration and Remittances
According to Buddhist belief, religion and the environment are intertwined. Bud-dhists believe religion is inextricable from the environment itself. Rites and rituals practiced in monasteries are believed to be influenced by the environment and vice
Strategic Engagement with Corporate Sector Enhanced by Work with SAARC CCI
The training is aimed at young women and men with an entrepreneurial bent who are interested in setting up enterprises not just confined to vegetable value chains but also in exploring other possibilities for enterprise development in Barshong.
When parasitic mushroom spores infect the larvae of ghost moths living in Himalayan soil, a thin fingerlike fungus bursts from the head of the dead caterpillar and sets off an annual gold rush in mountain communities.
support poor and vulnerable mountain communities in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region in mitigating and adapting
Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (CN-ICIMOD Committee) and ICIMOD during the board meeting in Kunming in November, the first ever CN-ICIMOD Steering Committee
the HKH Region: Actions to Sustain a Global Asset, conducted as part of the larger Hindu Kush Himalayan Monitoring and Assessment Programme (HIMAP) programme, is building strong momentum. A writeshop was held in late