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- DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Solar powered irrigation pumps (SPIPs) are a proven technology, and can potentially be a game changer in Nepal’s irrigation sector by providing clean irrigation to millions of farmers. However, the relatively high capital cost of SPIPs is the main impediment that prevents large scale adoption of SPIPs.Document
Reviving springs in the Mid-hills, and promoting solar pumps in the Terai, Nepal : WLE-ICIMOD final dissemination workshop, Hotel Himalaya, Kathmandu 20 December 2016International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Water Land and Ecosystems (WLE) project was a two-year research programme initiated in January 2015. The main objectives of the project were to obtain sustainable access to drinking water in the mid hills and agricultural water in the Terai. The spring revival component was implemented jointly with ACWADAM and Helvetas in two districts of Nepal, namely Sindupalchowk and Dailekh.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Occupying nearly 24% of the world’s land surface, mountains are home to 12% of the global population and provide a wide range of goods and services to one-fifth of humanity. The goods and services provided include water, hydroelectricity, timber, medicine, a wide variety of bio-resources, and opportunities for recreation and spiritual renewal.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Heavy rainfall (480mm) on 16 July 2015 triggered a huge landslide (DGSE and GDKU, 2016) that dammed the Tui Lam Lui River approximately 52 km upstream of Yazagyo Dam near Hangken Village, Falam District in the Upper Chin Hill region in northwestern Myanmar.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017• Research shows that in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) climate variability already influences water availability, ecosystem services, and agricultural production. According to downscaled climate projections, the risks of climate-induced hazards such as floods, landslides, and droughts are projected to increase significantly by 2050.Document
Regional orientation training on ecosystem services assessment: 19–23 December 2016, Udayapur, NepalInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalaya (Himalica) initiative aims to support poor and vulnerable mountain communities in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts through collaborative action research and pilot activities.Document
Building partnerships for conservation and development in HKH: exploring complementary opportunities for improving HKPL transboundary cooperation from One Belt, One Road Initiative, 1–12 December 2016, Lanzhou, ChinaInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Hindu Kush Karakoram Pamir Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (HKPL-CDI) is a regional transboundary initiative to enhance cooperation between Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, and Tajikistan for biodiversity conservation and mountain sustainable development.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Kangchenjunga Landscape (KL) is a transboundary landscape that spreads from the Tarai-Duar lowlands of India and Nepal, across the midhills of western Bhutan, northeast India and eastern Nepal, to the high Himalayan region of India and Nepal. The dominant feature in the landscape is Mount Kangchenjunga, the world’s third highest peak at 8,586 m.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Kangchenjunga Landscape (KL) encompasses a part of eastern Nepal, Sikkim and part of West Bengal in India, and the western and south western parts of Bhutan. It has a total area of 25,086 km2 and elevation range from 40 to 8,586 masl.Document
Status of gender, vulnerabilities and adaptation to climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalaya : impacts and implications for livelihoods, and sustainable mountain developmentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The overarching recognition in all the literature is that climate change will have huge and largely detrimental impacts on vulnerable communities, and that gender will be a defining feature in shaping individuals’ experiences of adverse circumstances.