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29 Jan 2019

Resource persons and participants to the three-day training workshop on Earth Observation applications in agriculture and food security in Islamabad, Pakistan (Photo: Arslan Javed) The Climate Change, Alternate Energy & Water Resources Institute (CEWRI) of the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council

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19 Dec 2018

The recent United Nations Climate Change Conference COP24 held in Katowice, Poland once more demonstrated the world’s climate change concerns. In the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra river basins, a global climate change hotspot and home to some for about 900

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10 Oct 2018

“HI-AWARE has identified changemakers, i.e. community members that went above and beyond the interactions that our researchers had with them. These individuals aligned themselves and their efforts with HI-AWARE’s in raising awareness on climate change impacts as well as raising

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09 Jul 2018

Although most climate research provides cautious commentary to our preferred mode of development, is it wise to stray off the beaten path – can developing countries afford sustainable solutions and maintain economic growth? The decision to agree on mutually approved

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25 May 2018

NASA recently launched a twin set of spacecrafts that will observe the ever-changing water cycle, ice sheets and crusts. The space agency’s decision to observe water source adds to the emerging importance of studying water resources that is being felt

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22 May 2018

The fact that climate change is taking place is a well-established by now. However, sectors that stand to be the most at risk from climate change impacts, continue to function under a business-as-usual scenario. For irrigation, the dominant trend includes

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07 May 2018

The Hindu Kush Himalya (HKH) is witness to a great range of biopysical changes; however, there are a great many changes for the communities that reside in the upstream and downstream regions of the HKH. A demographic transisition is occuring

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10 Apr 2018

Decision making in the Global South has profound implications. Developing nations like Nepal must always do a balancing act between complementing a country’s pursuit for development with its sectoral limitations. In the case of Nepal, a country that has taken

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20 Mar 2018

Agriculture’s percentage contribution to the National GDP has been on a decline since the 1950’s. As of 2016, as per the World Bank statistics, agriculture was contributing about 17.4% to the country GDP. However, a major proportion of the population,

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17 Jan 2018

Results from current projections show that the road ahead is challenging…” said Arun Bhakta Shrestha, ICIMOD, to a gathered crowd of 60 stakeholders from the Government of Nepal. The road ahead that Dr. Shrestha is referring to is challenging indeed

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