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06 Jul 2015

The special session on ‘Water and Mountains’ convened by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience Research (HI-AWARE) consortium at the 15th World Water Congress held in Edinburgh, Scotland, from 25 to 29

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15 Jun 2015

By HI-AWARE Team*, ICIMOD A HI-AWARE team, together with local partners, undertook field visits to the Teesta and Gandaki basins in Nepal and India in the first quarter of 2015 to identify potential study sites as well as the major

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15 Jun 2015

By Ujol Sherchan, ICIMOD on 15 Jun 2015 Mr Chewang Lachenpa, a former executive member of the Lachen Tourism Development Committee, was interviewed about tourism in North Sikkim at a coffee shop in Gangtok, Sikkim as part of HI-AWARE’s scoping

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10 Jun 2015

By Ujol Sherchan, ICIMOD The closure of the China-Sikkim northern border in the early 1960s dealt a big blow to animal husbandry (transhumant pastoralism) in North Sikkim. Since then, yak and sheep herders from Tibet have stopped coming to North

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13 Feb 2015

A South Asia Regional Fulbright Alumni Workshop on the Water-Energy-Food Nexus convened in Kathmandu on February 10-12, 2015. The workshop assembled 45 South Asian alumni of the Fulbright, Humphrey, and International Visitors Leadership Programs, and another 40 regional and international experts,

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15 Jan 2015

Toma Lama’s interview of Dr Arun Bhakta Shrestha, Regional Programme Manager, River Basins, ICIMOD and Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE) research team member, was aired on Nepal FM 91.8 MHz on 7 December 2014. Conducted in Nepali language as

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30 Dec 2014

HI-AWARE Inception Phase Completed. 30 Dec 2014 The Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE) ‘Science-Policy Dialogue’ was held in Kathmandu, Nepal on 4 September 2014. The event brought together experts from HI-AWARE consortium member and partner organizations, government agencies and

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12 Dec 2014

At the National River Summit ‘Managing Rivers for Life’ held in Sunkoshi Beach Camp in Sindhupalchowk, Nepal from 20 to 23 September 2014, Dr Arun Bhakta Shrestha, Senior Climate Change Specialist at ICIMOD and Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE) research team member,

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14 Jul 2013

A consultation workshop to develop the detailed project proposal on Himalayan Adaptation, Water and Resilience (HI-AWARE) programme was held with consortium partners and potential stakeholders in Pakistan. The one-day workshop on ‘HI-AWARE Research on Glacier and Snowpack Dependent River Basins

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12 Dec 2012

Cyclone Hudhud-induced disaster claimed about 40 lives in the Annapurna Circuit in central Nepal. The disaster could have been averted had timely weather forecast been made available to those on the trekking route in the Annapurna Circuit, said Dr Arun

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