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International Women’s Day 2012
The monsoon rain that fell incessantly from 11 to 14 August inundated Biratnagar, the industrial capital of Nepal. The city’s airport, the second largest in Nepal, remained submerged for over a week.
Integrating disaster resilience in ecosystems management
region for the world. These mountains serve as the ‘Water Towers of Asia’, providing water to over 1.3 billion people, and a number of other services, including food, biodiversity, and energy.
in the Hindu Kush Himalayan mountains, which are home to 210 million people and provide water to over 1.3 billion
Though a variety of interpretations exist, the term ‘benefit sharing’ references a new set of programmatic methods to reconcile the uneven incidence of costs and benefits resulting from hydropower development, an attempt to recognise the diverse
important for India. Its mountains are ‘water towers’ that provide water to millions of people , and services such as food, biodiversity, and energy. However, the warming trend is comparably higher in the mountains than
Across the Hindu Kush Himalayas, forest fires are devastating to local communities and ecosystems, and are a huge challenge for forest managers. The first challenge to stopping forest fires is getting accurate and timely information, including...
the specificities of mountain poverty and vulnerability, the Poverty and vulnerability Assessment Tool (PVAT) was developed to capture the micro-level perspective of mountain peoples’ experiences with poverty and
Satyagraha: Standing for the Truth
Indian ministers call for stronger partnerships within Himalayan countries for adaptation to climate change
Forum advocates landscape approach