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In the mountains, permafrost stabilizes rock slopes, moraines and debris-covered slopes. For instance, moraines consist of loose sediment often held together by permafrost. When permafrost thaws, slopes become more vulnerable to erosion. Debris and
Frequently Asked Questions - resource on basic terminologies related to cryosphere.
Policy makers, experts, and practitioners from the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) converged at a symposium held on the side lines of the 10th INTECOL International Wetland Conference in Changshu, China, from 19–24 September 2016.
Better quality farmyard manure through improved decomposition
On 1 September, 39 community members from the villages of Dapcha and Tinpiple in Nepal’s Kavre District traveled to ICIMOD’s Knowledge Park in Godavari for the day. The goal of the visit was to broaden understanding of innovative and sustainable
The application serves CREST model run output for Bhutan from 2002 to early 2014. The outputs include daily streamflow and soil moisture. The model has been run by University of Oklahoma and the output data provided to ICIMOD.
Kalchhebesi is seeing many women change makers bringing about behavioural changes in their communities, in the way they farm and in the way they live their lives. Kalchhebesi local Januka Timalsina is a pioneer farmer amongst her peer group of women
HICAP donors visit research sites
The community-based forest fire information system complements the efforts of ICIMOD to provide timely information about forest fire incidents in Nepal to relevant officials in the forestry sector. ICIMOD’s current forest fire Information system
Kiwi fruit cultivation on sloping land in the mid-hill areas of Nepal can help prevent soil erosion and is a sustainable land management practice. This high value crop introduces biodiversity and improves livelihoods by providing a source of cash
I was just in time to catch my bus to work. Hurriedly, I stepped onto the bus and found a window seat open. This is a rare occurrence but many of my colleagues were on leave due to the holidays. The FM radio was playing a familiar Nepali tune loud
Women learn to invest in flood preparedness