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17 Sep 2020 RMS
Coping with crisis: Home-based workers adapt during the lockdown

For a country like Nepal, the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic – particularly the lockdown implemented to ...

26 Jun 2019 RMS
Banned pesticides are widely used in Nepal

https://www.nepalitimes.com/from-the-nepali-press/banned-pesticides-are-widely-used-in-nepal/

24 Apr 2019 RMS
Homestays in Bhutan: A gateway for women’s empowerment and gender equality

The homestay business in Haa dzongkhag (district), along Bhutan’s western border, has been transforming women’s roles in rural Bhutan. Seventy-year-old ...

20 Feb 2019 News
Kalchebesi, a Climate Resilient Village in the Making

Empowering Women to Improve Agricultural Practices Building socio-economic resilience is at the core of the RMS concept and gender is an ...

7 Feb 2019 News
Myanmar delegation visits Nepal to learn about community forestry practices

Myanmar has developed Community Forestry Strategic Action Plan 2018–2030 to address forest degradation and improve the livelihoods of forest-dependent communities ...

10 Jan 2019 News
RMS to facilitate uptake of solutions for resilience building in the HKH

The HKH is undergoing significant changes. Recognizing these changes and building resilience is key to safeguarding livelihoods in rural mountain ...

13 Mar 2018 RMS
Empowering rural women: A shift from household chores to construction work

During recent fieldwork in Nuwakot, our team came across a group of women decked in safety gear doing construction work. ...

25 Sep 2017 News
Signing of an agreement between ICIMOD and SIDA

As part of its mission to reduce poverty in the world through development cooperation, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency ...