6 Jan 2023 Nepal
Crafting a disaster risk communication mechanism for Langtang

  In April 2019, we met with Suppa Tamang, then chairperson of ward-4 of Gosaikunda Rural Municipality, in Kathmandu. Looking at the distant mountains and cloudy weather, he looked worried and mumbled, ‘It’ll snow again in Langtang in Baisakh [mid-April to mid-May] this year. We’ve recently sowed potatoes, and snowfall will ruin our harvest. It […]

22 Feb 2022 Livelihoods
Climate services for sustainable mountain tourism

Our mountains are under great pressure, especially from climate variability and change. As we dwell on the concept of sustainable mountain tourism, it is important to reflect on what sustainable tourism looks like for the mountain communities of the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), their economy, and the ecosystems they depend on. With climate change impacts […]