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24 Dec 2020 Cryosphere
Remote-sensing and field validation confirm expansion of Tsho Rolpa glacial lake

Why monitor glacial lakes? Of the 3,624 glacial lakes in the Koshi, Karnali, and Gandaki basins, our

Stakeholders call for more transboundary cooperation to address disaster risk in the Koshi River basin

Earlier this year, the South Asian floods of 2020 were declared a humanitarian crisis when millions across the subcontinent were ...

18 Dec 2020 Bhutan
Bouncing back from COVID-19 by promoting green enterprise in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Developing green enterprise that can align social and economic goals with cultural and environmental ones is key ...

15 Dec 2020 Press releases
Honouring mountain champions

Kathmandu, 11 December 2020 Every year, the ICIMOD Mountain Prize is awarded to an individual, organization, or private sector entity based ...

15 Dec 2020 Nepal
Who holds the power in the yartsa gunbu trade in Nepal’s high mountains?

The collection and trade of yartsa gunbu has become an important livelihood strategy for mountain communities in Nepal and contributes ...

Mountains matter for biodiversity

Mountains are a barometer of the planet’s health – changes in these lofty parts of the world dictate how rivers ...

10 Dec 2020 Past Anncouncements
Request for proposal for printing services for ICIMOD publications

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is requesting proposals from registered and qualified offset printers to provide printing ...

How do ecosystem services flow from three protected areas in the far-eastern Himalaya?

[caption id="attachment_27571" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Study areas in ...