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Building capacity for risk management in a changing climate: A synthesis report from the Raising Risk Awareness projectClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017TheDocumentChurch World Service, 2016The CWS Water for Life program has had transformative impacts in East Africa. Water for Life has benefitted 182 communities across the drylands of Kenya -- Kitui, West Pokot, Baringo and Turkana counties – and rural households in Gairo, Tanzania.DocumentClimate and Development Knowledge Network, 2017This inside story draws out lessons from a CDKN project which focused on the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) market in Peru, aiming to develop a broader understaDocument
In situ monitoring of mountain glaciers: experiences from mountain ranges around the world and recommendations for the Hindu Kush HimalayaInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Mountain glaciers are important climate indicators and glaciers are considered essential climate variables (ECV) by the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS). Understanding glacial change is necessary to predict future water availability, to assess potential hazards, and to estimate the contribution of glacier melt to sea level rise (Vaughan et al., 2013).Document
Workshop report. Strengthening landscape governance capacities in Bhutan: UWICE-Bumthang, Bhutan, 13–19 March, 2017International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) represent one of the world’s most diverse ecoregions, with ecosystems ranging from tropical humid forests to arid, alpine grasslands. Each of these ecosystems has its own rich biodiversity and provides services crucial to the lives and livelihoods of more than 200 million people living in the region and almost 1.3 billon people living in river basins downstream.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017IntroductionDocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017In the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH), countries have initiated their work on REDD+ safeguards but no country has yet made a formal submission to the UNFCCC.Document
Workshop on Opportunities for Transboundary Collaboration for Conservation and Development along the Northern Section of the China-Myanmar Border 13–14 December 2016, Kunming, ChinaInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), the Management Bureaus (Baoshan and Nujiang) of Gaoligongshan National Nature Reserve (GNNR), and related institutions of the Chinese Academy of Sciences jointly organized a workshop on Potential Opportunities for Transboundary Collaboration for Conservation and Development along the Northern Section of the China-Myanmar BorDocument
Framework for integrated ecosystem management in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (for pilot testing within transboundary landscapes)International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017Management of ecosystems for sustaining services is a major focus area of the transboundary landscapes programme of ICIMOD.DocumentInternational Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, (ICIMOD), Nepal, 2017The Upper Indus Basin Network and Indus Forum Collaboration Meeting, a joint workshop, was conducted from 22–25 May 2017. A majority of the participants came from Afghanistan, China, India, and Pakistan, countries that share the transboundary Indus River Basin. Among the participants were senior government officials from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and several international organizations.