By: Arthur F. Lutz - 05 Dec 2018
Last October, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) finalized its special report “Global Warming of 1.5 °C”, in response to the signing of the “Paris Agreement” in 2015, where the global mutual aim to limit global temperature increase to
By: Menaka Hamal - 20 Apr 2018
Women struggling to access water from the well due to low level water in wared no. 8, Vyas Municipality Springs, wells, stream and lakes are alternate source of drinking, cooking, bathing, washing, watering and livestock feeding water. When municipal water gets disrupted people go to the nearby springs and wells to fetch water especially for drinking and cooking in both urban and periurban wards.
By: Ishani Sachdeva - 06 Nov 2017
Mountain based agriculture is under going change due to several factors such as climate change and changing social realities of mountain communities. This has also had implications for the type, quality and method in which food is being produced in mountain states across the Himalayas.
By: Menaka Hamal - 03 Nov 2017
During a water management and adaptation study in the Gandaki basin in Nepal Menaka Hamal had an opportunity to explore people’s relationship to water in the Vyas municipality.
By: Sultan Ishaq - 02 Nov 2017
Livelihoods based on a agro-pastoral stand the most at risk in the changing climate of the HunzaHuman beings have been adapting to environmental changes for centuries. Now climate change is triggering bigger and faster changes than ever anticipated by societies.
By: Bikram Manandhar and Amina Maharjan - 03 Aug 2017
As more Nepalese youth look abroad for employment opportunities, Nepal’s migrant force continues to earn remittances for its families back home. However, remittances are not just monetary in nature and there are valuable skill sets that migrants pick up as is shown in this story from Rasuwa,in the Gandaki River Basin.
By: Ishaan Kochhar - 25 Jul 2017
The nexus between GIS and livelihoods and migration is explored in this blog, detailing the present ‘Land Use and Land Cover’ change study being conducted in three study sites within the Gandaki basin: Lamjung, Nuwakot and Chitwan.
By: Salar Saeed - 08 Jun 2017
Springs in Murree Kahuta and Kotli Satian are the main sources of water for a large number of communities. The PARC tema conducted studies to determine the status and hydrogeology of springs in both locations.
By: Zeeshan Tahir Virk - 25 May 2017
In Pakistan, HI-AWARE seeks to revive abandoned irrigation schemes provided by the government, by introducing low cost solar-powered pumps.
By: Muhammad Khalid Jamil - 15 May 2017
This blog recounts the steps that led to the successful implementation of solar powered pumps at the HI-AWARE PARC site in Chakri.