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Valleys in Chitral district, Pakistan, such as Kalash, Arandu, Shishi Koh and Jinjiret Koh, have a rich tradition of beekeeping. Farmers in these valleys have kept Apis cerana bees in traditional bee hives, known locally as katore, for ages and
Koshi Basin Programme News
Applying compost or farmyard manure (FYM) is an excellent way of maintaining and building soil fertility. Considerable nutrient losses often occur through the inappropriate handling or storage of compost and FYM.
It is easy to admire the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) as a geographical region with beautiful natural scenery. However, it is also important to remember that the abundance of natural resources in the HKH sustains the livelihoods of more than 1.3
Food Security in a Changing Climate
Director General Remarks (All-staff meeting 7 April 2017)
The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) Partnership for Sustainable Mountain Development was launched during a ministerial-level panel discussion organized on 24 May 2016 on the sidelines of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA2) in Nairobi, Kenya,
In the Lohajar VDC of Saptari district, in Nepal’s floodplains, Gopal Khatiwada plays a key role in developing and implementing of local water use master plans or WUMPs, for short. WUMPs are five-year plans that use an integrated approach to
The Robotics Association of Nepal (RAN) and the Nepal Telecommunication Authority (NTA), in partnership with the United States Embassy in Nepal and the International Centre for Mountain Development (ICIMOD), are jointly organizing the Miss Tech 2017
Young minds come up with solutions to address global challenges
Too Much or Too Little Water in the Himalayas
Seen as an important platform for mutual learning and networking among the national partners in Bhutan, the first Bhutan-ICIMOD Day was held on 10 October in Thimphu
The spate of deadly disasters in the past 10 years stands testimony to the region’s vulnerability, especially that of isolated and often impoverished mountain communities.
The year 2015 was a memorable year for many reasons. The earthquakes on 25 April and 12 May that affected Nepal and neighbouring countries also disrupted operations at ICIMOD. However, the way ICIMOD and its partners responded will be something that
A training on Participatory 3-Dimensional Model (P3DM) building was held in Letmaungwe, Kyaung Taung Village, Nyaung Shwe Township in Myanmar from 10–21 December 2015. The programme was organized as part of the Himalica pilot by ICIMOD together