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Staff and structure

Regional cooperation

Our transboundary programme design helps countries address shared challenges. We develop and customize methodologies and tools, and carry out innovative applied research to support programme development. Our regional programmes have regional and operational partners, including government agencies, who support us in implementing programmes and achieving impact. We work to empower our RMCs and their people through strategic implementation of interventions informed and strengthened by our research.

Afghanistan

Our work with and for Afghanistan has focused on building capacity, consolidating research, and strengthening institutions and individuals. The ICIMOD Afghanistan Country Office was set up in February 2007 at the request of the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock. Since June 2011, the Office has held a semi-diplomatic status, accorded to it by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Bangladesh

Our work with and for Bangladesh has focused on building capacity, consolidating research, and strengthening institutions and individuals.

Bhutan

Our work with and for Bhutan has focused on building capacity, consolidating research, and strengthening institutions and individuals. Our national partners include government and development agencies, academic and research institutions, universities, NGOs, and the private sector. We are proud of our engagement with the Gross National Happiness Commission, which routes and approves all formal letters of agreement for our programmes in close coordination with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forests.

China

Our work with and for China has focused on building capacity, consolidating research, and strengthening institutions and individuals. Our national partners include government and development agencies, academic and research institutions, universities, NGOs and the private sector.

India

Our work with and for India has focused on building capacity, consolidating research, and strengthening institutions and individuals. Our national partners include government and development agencies, academic and research institutions, universities, NGOs and the private sector.

Myanmar

Our work with and for Myanmar has focused on building capacity, consolidating research, and strengthening institutions and individuals. Our national partners include government and development agencies, academic and research institutions, universities, NGOs and the private sector.

Nepal

Our work with and for Nepal has focused on building capacity, consolidating research, and strengthening institutions and individuals. Our national partners include government and development agencies, academic and research institutions, universities, NGOs and the private sector.

Pakistan

Our work with and for Pakistan has focused on building capacity, consolidating research, and strengthening institutions and individuals. Our national partners include government and development agencies, academic and research institutions, universities, NGOs and the private sector. The Pakistan Country Office was set up in October 2006 at the request of the Ministry of National Food Security and Research, our nodal ministry, and is hosted by the National Agriculture Research Centre, Islamabad.

Regional member countries

We are an intergovernmental institution set up by our eight RMCs, whose governments support us and provide us strategic guidance.

How I protect the pulse

Meet Basanta

Basanta Shrestha, Director of Strategic Cooperation, provides strategic leadership specializing in partnership development to bring about transformative change through our activities and operations.

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