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Norwegian Government and ICIMOD launch wide-ranging Climate and Development programmes in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region
Water, Food, and Energy Nexus: Why Mountains Matter - Side Event on Rio+20: 3rd Intersessional Meeting of UNCSD
Hydrological Cycles: Rainwater Harvesting and Sustainable Groundwater Management” and co-lead two sessions “Enhancing Resilience: Grappling with water-related Disasters and Climate Change” and “Working
Environment Day 2016 of Government of Nepal which recognised the Dumri Thumka women’s group with an appreciation
As the recent monsoon rainfall-induced floods overran large swathes of the Nepal Terai and parts of Bangladesh and India, including Bihar, disturbing images of the havoc they wrought were flashed across news channels and information platforms.
We finally stood up. Our eyes were closed, our hands held in a circle. Our ears were pricked up to the tune of singing cicadas. Only the call of the cuckoo punctuated their song. We allowed ourselves two minutes to soak up the music.
The Koshi River basin contains rich biodiversity and is a source of ecosystem services that sustain the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in China, India, and Nepal. The basin plays a key role in the irrigation of downstream areas and has
In the absence of strong government intervention in the past, FMIS slowly evolved through
ICIMOD aims to serve the region through information and knowledge generation and sharing, and fostering regional cooperation to find integrated and innovative solutions to critical mountain and hill problems. ICIMOD bridges science with policies and
Module two of the Certificate Programme in Climate Change was held in Bharatpur from 15-16 March 2017. The programme was organized by Chitwan District Coordination Committee (DCC) with technical support from Practical Action and ICIMOD. There were a
Module two of a certificate programme on climate change, which is part of Chitwan district’s 2073-2074 (2016-2017) annual programme, took place in Bharatpur, Chitwan, Nepal from 15-16 March 2016. The programme was organized by the Chitwan District
conducted by the Nepal Water Conservation Foundation (NWCF), a partner of
Wetlands in the Erhai Lake basin of Yunnan Province are a rich habitat for plants and animals and play a key role in water purification for China’s second largest highland lake.
of human dependency on its water resources and agricultural livelihoods. Home to nearly 215 million
Koshi basin communities can now access up-to-date information on floods
Water and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. Energy generation and transmission requires utilization of Water resources, particularly for hydroelectric, nuclear, and thermal energy sources. Conversely, about 8% of the global energy
Many records indicate that the trend of rising temperatures is more significant in mountain regions than adjacent lowlands. Climate models also suggest that the future will bring greater temperature increase and more erratic precipitation.
In an effort to scale up climate-smart technologies and practices piloted in Barshong Gewog through the Local 12th Five Year Plan (FYP) for Tsirang, Bhutan, the Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica)