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27 Oct 2017

The image is a heat map released from NASA’s Earth Observatory Team that shows land surface temperature in Asia between 15 and 23rd April, 2016. Credit: Associate d Press Temperatures are rising as a consequence of climate change. Costing more

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04 Oct 2017

Drip irrigation demonstrated at the site. PC: Tom PilstonPilot projects are a great means of testing actionable solutions-a step further from book bound research. Pilots are still being implemented on a global scale by larger agencies such as the Green

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19 Jul 2017

In developing countries such as Nepal, a feminization of labor has begun as male members seek livelihood opportunities in cities. This can be attributed to various climate and development related issues in the region. However, the importance of bolstering resilient

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14 Jul 2017

by Debabrat Sukla and Mandira Shrestha Other than being catalogued and bound into thick journals to gather dust, what is the use of high-level climate change research? The hours of painstaking literature review, controlled experiments and field observations, must count

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12 Jun 2017

Residents of Nainital taking part in the silent march This year’s World Environment Day, a day through which awareness for our natural environment is raised, was celebrated with much gusto as the previous years. This year’s theme was ‘Connecting People to

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24 May 2017

Understanding the hydrological aspects of the Himalayan Rivers is important for water resource planning and development. The transboundary Gandaki River originates from high altitude areas of Nepal (and few tributaries from China) and flows downstream to the Indo-Gangetic Plain before

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22 May 2017

Settlements along the Indus River in Pakistan, PC: Birendra Bajracharya The Hisaar Foundation, a prominent NGO working on water security in Pakistan, has organized the launching event of the Unites States Institute for Peace report “Contested Waters. Subnational Scale Water

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08 May 2017

Dr. David Molden, DG, ICIMOD, interacts with ALR participants. Dr. Molden emphasised that CARIAA is uniquely poised in contributing towards building scientific robustness in the HKH region.How can communities of researchers, thinkers, planners and experts continue to ring warning bells about the

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18 Apr 2017

Dr. Barbara Van Koppen, Principal Researcher – Poverty, Gender and Water, IWMI, comments during FMIS conference “Women are at the center of farmers managed irrigation systems though they are less studied, understood and recognized. However, the irrigation institutions including FMIS

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01 Apr 2017

Mandira Singh Shrestha observers participants working on a poster during the session Module two of the Certificate Programme in Climate Change was held in Bharatpur from 15-16 March 2017. The programme was organized by Chitwan District Coordination Committee (DCC) with technical

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