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31 Mar 2017

Shot at the Rangpur pilot site in Bangladesh, the second video in the HI-AWARE Explains series looks at testing iron contamination in water. As explained in a walkthrough by Eklavya Prasad of Megh Pyne Abhiyan, the video shows how using

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12 Feb 2017

ICIMOD hosted celebrations at its Kathmandu office on the event of International Womens Day, 2017. The occasion saw various inspiring women from diverse backgrounds, speak at the event. Following these talks, the event finished with the Gender Innovation Awards being

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17 Jan 2017

Stakeholders of Chitwan, Nepal, can now understand better the effects of climate change on their communities, since they will have local professionals trained to recognize climate change Empowering of local stakeholders is a good indicator of the progress of a

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09 Jan 2017

In an interaction in the APAN session in Columbo, panelists discussed the intricacies of involving the cross cutting issues related to gender, in the development discourse. A well-meaning Swedish NGO provided cash injections to women after a typhoon in Cambodia.

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16 Dec 2016

by Ajay Bajracharya, HI-AWARE ConsultantThe critical nature of water resources in the HKH, is a crucial aspect of communities dependent on fresh water. The Himalayan region of Nepal is one of the most fresh water dominant regions for these resources.

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12 Nov 2016

By Arthur Lutz, FutureWater The Indus is one of the most meltwater-dependent rivers on Earth, and hosts a large, rapidly growing population and the world’s largest irrigation scheme. Understanding the hydrology of the upper Indus basin is challenging. The Hindu

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02 Oct 2016

Water is a primary life-giving resource, and its availability is an essential component in socioeconomic development and poverty reduction .The Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) are the source of countless perennial rivers, but paradoxically a substantial number of mountain populations largely

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30 Sep 2016

Should we be concerned over the impacts that climate change could have on human mobility? For many, the answer is affirmative. And given the anxieties that currently surround both migration and climate change, it is hardly surprising that the concept

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20 Sep 2016

PhD Academy Results Country Name University and Country Bangladesh Salima Sultana Daisy Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh Bangladesh Sufia Khanom Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia India Rinan Shah Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment,

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16 Sep 2016

The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, the source of ten large river systems of Asia, providing water and other ecosystem services to more than 210 million people living in the mountains and over1.3 billion downstream, is the “Water Towers of

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