Tag Archives: ICIMOD

Experts focus on resilient livelihoods

Policymakers said that reconstruction and rehabilitation works – post April 25 devastating earthquake – should focus on promoting resilient livelihoods. “Livelihood recovery strategy must not only redress the damage caused by the earthquake, but it must also help build the

Nimbus plans to strengthen soybean value chain

Nepal has imported Rs 10.90 billion worth soybean oil in the last fiscal year. Import of soybean oil has been increasing at the rate of 15 per cent to 20 per cent every year, according to the traders. The rising

Canada and UK new research consortia will tackle key adaptation issues in Asia

Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the UK’s Department for International Development (DfID) announced today the Asian institutions that would be part of four new multi-partner research consortia for tackling the impacts of climate change in Africa and Asia.

Bhutan, India and Nepal formalise agreement for a new transboundary landscape initiative

THIMPU: The three regional member countries of International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) – Bhutan, India and Nepal – have agreed on an initiative for a new transboundary landscape. Under the initiative, an area of about 16,000 sq-km covering parts

World water day to be observed on March 24

Nepal is going to celebrate World Water Day with a theme ‘Water and Energy’. The theme aims at raising awareness of the inter-linkages between water and energy and draw attention of policymakers as well as various stakeholders in promoting integrated

Haat Bazaar to give exposure to farmers

The 2014 International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) underscores the significance of family farming in eradicating hunger and poverty, enhancing food security and nutrition, and improving livelihoods and well-being of farming households everywhere. Climate change and other changes are already

USAID administrator underscores importance of science and technology for development

Administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) Dr Rajiv Shah stressed on importance of science and technology in development of Hindu Kush Himalayas. During a visit to International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) today, he also discussed

Norway, ICIMOD launch wide-ranging climate, development programmes

Norway and International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) today signed a NOK 150 million ($25 million) agreement to support ICIMOD in resilient and sustainable mountain development for improved and equitable livelihoods through knowledge and regional cooperation. The agreement was