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A new generation of water experts: Watershed management professionals in Nepal to focus on reviving drying springs

Over the past four decades, since the Soil Conservation and Management Act came into force in 1982, government bodies in ...

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 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 ...

30 Apr 2020 News
New study finds that crevasses in Himalayan glaciers can play a key role in influencing ice temperature

Glaciers in cold and arid climates, such as in High Mountain Asia, can warm up much faster than expected because ...

30 Mar 2020 News
Yak across borders: Bhutan gifts breeding bulls to Nepal and India for gene pool improvement

In a collaborative move that bolsters yak conservation in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, the Government of Bhutan handed ...

19 Feb 2020 News
Addressing water stress in Ramechhap

Ramechhap District in Nepal is plagued by acute water paucity. Desertification and haphazard development activities have caused traditional ponds and ...

29 Nov 2019 News
Draft FABKA roadmap highlights future as an independent legal entity

Also in October 2019, members conducted the 4th FABKA meeting in Pokhara where, following rigorous discussions, a roadmap was developed ...