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HUC Thematic Working Groups

HUC Thematic Working Groups (TWGs) promote regional collaboration in research and training for sustainable mountain development by enhancing the networking and partnership amongst institutions and providing the opportunity for joint research activities. List of HUC TWGs are;

  • Air Pollution and Health
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Genetic Biodiversity
  • Livelihood and Poverty Reduction
  • Online Training
  • Climate Change
  • Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience
  • Forests, Wildlife, and Rangelands
  • Mountain Agriculture
  • Trans-Himalayan Cultures and Environmental Humanities
  • Cryosphere
  • Energy
  • Human Mobility and Non-Traditional Food Security
  • Mountain Tourism
  • Water

What exactly do TWGs do?

  • Identify priorities for actions in their themes/areas
  • Jointly develop research proposals to be submitted to donors
  • Collaborate in training and curriculum building/uptake from research

Special Task Forces

  • Sustainable Mountain Development Curriculum Building Task Force
  • Capacity Building Working Group

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