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Regional Member Country
Entire territory of 11 mountain states (Assam, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Jammu & Kashmir (Indian administered area), Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, Arunachal Pradesh), & Darjeeling district of West Bengal state
Kangchenjunga: 8,586 m
Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change
Brij Mohan Singh
Chief Policy Advisor, Country Focal point
A partner since inception
India contributes core support to ICIMOD, with the Ministry of Forest and Environment as the nodal ministry for ICIMOD in India, and yhe GB Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (GBPIHED), under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, serves as the lead institution.
The incumbent Secretary of the Ministry of Forest and Environment formally represents India on the ICIMOD Board of Governors. India and ICIMOD have been working in the area of capacity building, institutional strengthening, internships, research and demonstration, and regional and international workshops and conferences, among other activities
ICIMOD`s partner institutions in India include government agencies, development agencies, academic and research institutions, universities, NGOs and private sector.
Regional Programmes engaged in India
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.
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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