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In the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, many people live near permafrost or in areas potentially affected by changes in permafrost. Permafrost is ground material at or below 0°C for two or more years. The near-surface layer above it thaws during the
and semi-commercial vegetable producers. These pesticides are based on
in cultivation of seasonal vegetables producing over 27,000 kg of different vegetables most of which is sold in local market. A household generally sells between 8-35 kg of different vegetables depending on the size of plot put under vegetable
Bhutan becomes first regional country to benefit from MODIS Snow Cover data prepared by ICIMOD SERVIR-Himalaya
Dine at Mother Earth Café
Wu Ning is leading the Ecosystem Services Thematic Area at ICIMOD. He was Director General of the Chengdu Institute of Biology (CIB), Chinese Academy of Sciences.
Exploratory trip to Humla
One of the wider objectives of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+) is to promote agroforestry to reduce the burden put on natural forests and have trees growing outside forests. To promote agroforestry in Chitwan
12 Oct 2015 Off season vegetables improving rural livelihoods 12 Oct 2015 Advocating for wetland conservation and management 12 Oct 2015 Community led Micro planning training in the HKH 12 Oct 2015 Water management training in Myanmar
The workshop’s specific objectives were to raising awareness of ‘gender’ among male and female leaders and strengthening their skills as agents of change. Activities were conducted on strengthening the leadership qualities of women and
The Digital Agriculture Atlas of Nepal takes data closer to decision makers by providing a one-stop shop for information related to food security. The digital atlas jointly developed by Ministry of Agricultural Development (MoAD) and the
Springs are the main source of water for millions of people in the mid hills of the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH). Both rural and urban communities depend on springs for meeting their drinking, domestic and agricultural water needs.
In 2010, Tshering participated in a beekeeping training organised by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and Renewable Natural Resources Research and Development Centre (RNR-RDC) Jakar in Galephu.
ICIMOD is proud to bring to you Dr Hari Krishna Upadhyaya, Founder and Executive Chairperson of CEAPRED as well as Former Member of the National Planning Commission of Nepal, to deliver a talk focused on promising mountain products of the Nepal
Nepal has a long history of farmer managed irrigation systems (FMIS) where farmers take sole responsibility for operating and maintaining their irrigation systems. In the absence of strong government intervention in the past, FMIS slowly evolved
Action research, piloting and up-scaling
Up to 18 thousand gross tonnes of carbon are stored in worldwide soils, almost double the amount stored in all terrestrial plants and over three times that of the atmospheric pool...
Roundtable on Building Resilience to Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources of the Upper Indus Basin on 25 January 2013
John Crump, senior science writer with GRID-Arendal, recollects his experiences from the field, while visiting ICIMOD’s pilot sites on Climate Smart Villages, and action research site on adaptive capacity in Kavrepalanchok district...