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The Himalayan University Consortium: Building Knowledge and Capacity for Mountains
India and ICIMOD has been working in the area of capacity building, institutional strengthening, internships, research and demonstration, and regional and international workshops and conferences, among other activities. ICIMOD`s partner institutions
Regional centre marks 30th anniversary
In the fertile floodplain area of Sarpallo Village Development Committee (VDC), 270 kms east of Kathmandu, life is back to normal for local villagers in the waning days of monsoon. As a flood-prone area, Sarpallo villagers have faced summer floods
ICIMOD’s Strategy and Results Framework – Requesting Your Input
On Sunday, 4 December 2016, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and The Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs (MoCHTA), convened representatives from government, non-governmental organizations, academia, and
ICIMOD participated in a discussion and mountain fair programme organized by the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts Affairs (MoCHTA) on December 11 to mark International Mountain Day 2016 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. In line with this year’s theme.
The theme for this year’s International Mountain Day calls for us to recognize and celebrate the diversity and identities that populate mountain regions around the world.
Working across borders to improve conservation and spur development
All adaptation strategies should add value to local economies and bring inclusive benefits, which in turn leads to local empowerment, enhancing ownership and sustainability...
Dr Govind Raj Pokharel emphasized that the countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas must share experiences and knowledge and seek to integrate adaptation into development plans in order to enhance the adaptive capacity of the mountain people.
Poor communication and coordination poses some of the bigger challenges in fostering regional cooperation and partnerships for climate change adaptation in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region...
The audience raised some pertinent points. They reminded that involving the marginalized groups in adaptive strategies is important. Among others, they recommended eclaiming lost local knowledge, building mechanisms to synergize bottom-up and