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Koshi Basin Initiative

National consultation on freshwater ecosystem assessment handbook

To aid Nepal's efforts in considering viability and social, environmental, and cultural impacts while optimizing its hydropower potential, we drafted ...

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 ...

8 Feb 2021 GLOFs
Devastating floods in Uttarakhand

Across the globe, so many people have seen visuals of or heard about the flooding event which occurred in Uttarakhand, ...

24 Dec 2020 GLOFs
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

22 Dec 2020 KDKH
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 ...

11 Nov 2020 GLOFs
New glacial lake inventory report released, 47 potentially dangerous glacial lakes ranked

A new glacial lake inventory report has identified 47 potentially dangerous glacial lakes (PDGLs) within the ...

At the ready for floods in the Koshi: CBFEWS orientation trainings during the pandemic

Even as communities reel from the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic, the threat of floods is omnipresent. Koshi River drains ...

7 Mar 2020 GenderInKoshi
International Women’s Day 2020 #EachforEqual

As she struggled to get her wailing three-year old into her school clothes, Saraswati heard the milk hiss away in ...