SG2 | Shaping green and inclusive mountain economies

Beating plastic pollution: collective action on the crisis for nature

Plastic, plastic everywhere From the plains to the mountains, plastic is now a familiar sight in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Plastic is a popular medium to package food, water, and many household items. It is light, durable, water-proof, and sanitary. In geographically remote mountain settlements where transportation costs, especially if transported by air or […]

10 local solutions for global impact: New book launched

Mountain regions are home to about 15% of the world’s population. Communities in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) are no strangers to increasing temperatures, weather extremes, natural hazards, and the impacts they bring. Additionally, communities also face shocks and stressors such as migration, economic hardships, and demographic and political changes. To address some of these […]