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Kangchenjunga Landscape Initiative
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is prone to natural hazards. Climate change and its impacts exacerbate this susceptibility. Floods and flash floods are major natural hazards in the HKH and are catastrophic to downstream communities. Many rivers and
More than 160 researchers, policy makers, journalists, students, and practitioners from across Pakistan, as well as abroad, working on issues related to climate change and adaptation in the Indus River basin participated in dynamic discussions at
Food Security in a Changing Climate
HICAP is a pioneering collaboration among three organizations – CICERO, ICIMOD, and GRID-Arendal – aimed at contributing to enhanced resilience of mountain communities, particularly women, through improved understanding of vulnerabilities,
Sweet adaptation to climate change in the Himalayas
Keshab Datta Joshi is the Programme Director of Center for Environmental and Agricultural Policy Research, Extension and Development (CEAPRED). Joshi is a farming systems specialist with demonstrated expertise in program development and management
Prof Dr Kedar Rijal is the professor and the Head of Central Department of Environmental Science, Tribhuvan University, Nepal since 2013.
Dibya Devi Gurung is a Coordinator of Women Organising for Change in Agriculture and Natural Resource Management (WOCAN). She has worked for more than 24 years in the field of rural development, natural resource management, and gender and social
Chhurim Sherpa is a Nepali climber and in 2012 became the first woman to climb Mount Everest twice in a week in the same season. The achievement has been added to the Guinness Book of World Records. Sherpa’s early romance with mountaineering
Dr Chanda Gurung Goodrich joined ICIMOD as the Senior Gender Specialist in March 2014. She holds an MPhil and PhD from the School of International Relations in Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
Dr Himangana Gupta is an expert in climate change and biodiversity policy and diplomacy. In her present job, she is coordinating with scientists and climate experts to compile the Biennial Update Reports and Third National Communication to the
Hla Tun is the Deputy Director of the Meteorological Division at the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology, Myanmar. His area of specialization & field of study is Myanmar and Southeast Asia in terms of Weather and Climate of Study Forecasting
Karma Tsering is the Director of the National Center for Hydrology and Meteorology (NCHM), Royal Government of Bhutan. After serving for 19 years in many key positions under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, he was appointed as Director of
Jony Mainaly is lawyer based in Kathmandu. Mainaly concentrates her research and practice in environmental law, human rights law, and climate change and gender. She currently works as a Thematic Lead for Gender and Marginalized Groups (GESI) Working
Bidhya Hirachan is passionate climate activist, tourism entrepreneur and also treasurer of Climate Alliance of Himalayan Communities (CAHC).