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  • Population: 699847
  • Size: 47000.0 Km2

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Seeds of adaptation: climate change, crop diversification, and the role of women farmers
R. Vernooy 2015
Around the world, women farmers are taking a leading role in implementing strategies aimed at crop variety conservation and diversification, with the goal of strengthening local climate change adaptation capacities. That is the messag...
Driving across the South Asian borders: the Motor Vehicle Agreement between Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal
A.B.R. Chaudhury; P. Basu; M. Bhonsal / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2015
The benefits of strengthening physical connectivity in a geographically contiguous region are increasingly being recognised. These links are expected to increase economic Tactivity and people-to-people interaction, leading i...
India and its Eastern neighbours: prospects for sub-regional cooperation
S. Ramaswamy / Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi 2015
South Asia is the fastest growing region in the world. The combined economy of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is the third largest in the world in terms of GDP (PPP), with US and China ahead. SAARC countr...
Data mapping on ageing in Asia and the Pacific: analytical report
B. Teerawichitchainan; J. Knodel / HelpAge International Asia, Pacific Regional Development Centre 2015
Population ageing is an increasingly important demographic, social, and economic issue for researchers and policy makers throughout developing Asia prompting a need for data to monitor change and formulate evidence-based policies. The...
Scientific Framework for ICIMOD’s Regional Programme on Adaptation to Change
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal 2015
This working paper attempts to improve the connections between science, policy, practice, and stakeholders and to tackle challenges at the intersection of local, national, regional, and global change processes in the context of the Hi...
Prospects for regional cooperation on cross-border electricity trade in South Asia
Integrated Research and Action for Development 2013
Energy remains one of the key inputs to socio-economic progress in developing societies. South Asian nations, namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, have so far lagged far behind t...
The costs of adaptation in Punakha, Bhutan: Loss and damage associated with changing monsoon patterns
N. Wangdi,; K. Kusters / Loss and Damage in Vulnerable Countries Initiative 2013
Report examining the coping and adaptation measures used in Bhutan to address changing monsoon patterns and the risk of glacial lake outburst floods. In both scholarly debates and policy circles it is increasingly acknowledged ...
Understanding Mountain Poverty in the Hindu Kush-Himalayas : Regional Report for Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, and Pakistan
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal 2011
Around 211 million people reside in the greater Himalayan region, but there is a lack of cohesive information on their socioeconomic status. In general, issues such as whether, how, and why mountain poverty differs from national pover...
Regional cooperation for regional infrastructure development: challenges and policy options for South Asia
P De / Research and Information System for Developing Countries 2009
Regional infrastructure is one of the major determinants of economic integration process. It enhances international and regional connectivity through the free flow of goods and factors across borders, allowing countries to benefit fro...
A legally binding agreement (LBA) - growing need for air pollution reduction and control in South Asia
M.A. Khwaja; F.H. Shaheen / Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Pakistan 2011
Environmental degradation remains a challenge in most South Asian countries. With increased industrial activity, the exponential growth in number of vehicles and population, the contribution of each country to the south Asia regional ...
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