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International Mountain Day 2013
A HI-AWARE team, together with local partners, undertook field visits to the Teesta and Gandaki basins in Nepal and India in the first quarter of 2015 to identify potential study sites as well as the major issues playing out in those sites.
A seven-day training of lead farmers on beekeeping was organized from 5 -11 January 2017 with the main objective of supporting locals in Baganbari, an AdaptHimal pilot site in Bangladesh’s Chittagong Hill Tracts. The International Centre for
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), a global asset, is rich in cultural and biological diversity, and natural resources. It is also home to inaccessible, remote, and fragile regions where local populations live in poverty. Managing ecosystems in the
Introduced by the Tourism Council of Bhutan (TCB) in 2011 to promote tourism in Haa Valley, the Haa Summer Festival is a two-day celebration of local culture. Also known as the Monsoon Festival, the event takes place in the month of July each year.
Applying compost or farmyard manure (FYM) is an excellent way of maintaining and building soil fertility. Considerable nutrient losses often occur through the inappropriate handling or storage of compost and FYM.
Migration and Remittances
Poverty reduction of mountain people to increased resilience and unlocking new livelihood opportunities, through the promotion of more equitable approaches is one of the key thrust areas of the Himalica and Adapt Himal programmes...
a pilot project under Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas (Himalica)
and respect for the traditional knowledge and techniques of mountain communities that are key to managing and enhancing fragile mountain