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Regional Member Country
Parts of the provinces of Yunnan (Diqing, Nujiang & Dali prefectures), Sichuan (Ganzi, Aba & Liangshan prefectures), & Gansu (Gannan, Wuwei & Zhangye prefectures); Xinjiang autonomous region (Kashigar, Kezilesu, Hetian & Altai prefectures); Tibet (entire territory), and Qinghai province (entire territory)
Xixabangma: 8,010 m
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Programme Coordinator HI-LIFE, Country Focal point
A partner since inception
China contributes core support to ICIMOD and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) is the designated nodal agency.
The incumbent Vice President of CAS formally represents in the ICIMOD Board of Governors. China and ICIMOD have been working together in the areas of capacity building, institutional strengthening, internships, research and demonstration, and regional and international workshops and conferences, among other activities.
ICIMOD`s partner institutions in China include government agencies, development agencies, academic and research institutions, universities, NGOs and private sector.
Regional Programmes engaged in China
The Regional Programmes are formulated with a view to long-term testing, piloting, and monitoring of innovative approaches; promoting transboundary cooperation, meeting capacity building needs in the region and delivering strategic results.
From farmers to fishermen, climate change is wreaking havoc on lifestyles and livelihoods, threatening the HKH communities and their ability
Conservation and sustainable use of natural resources in landscapes defined by ecosystems rather than administrative boundaries.
Economic and social benefits derived from water resources in an equitable manner while conserving and restoring freshwater ecosystems.
Use science-based knowledge on air quality, atmospheric processes and climate to shape policies and actions leading to air pollution mitigation.
Enable use of information and knowledge for policies and practices through support from a regional information system in the HKH region.
This workshop was carried out under the Landscape Initiative for Far-Eastern Himalayas (HI-LIFE)
The problems facing the people and mountains of the HKH aren’t just solved with brilliant theories. They are solved by having a hands-on understanding of the challenges of the region, and a truly holistic approach that places as much emphasis on implementation as it does on understanding.
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