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  • South Asia Water Initiative

    নভেম্বর 18, 2013

    The South Asia Water Initiative (SAWI) is a multi-donor partnership between the World Bank and the Governments of Australia, Norway and the United Kingdom

  • Flood havoc in Himalayan foothills

    সেপ্টেম্বর 26, 2012

    Floods and their associated misery are an annual phenomenon in Assam. But even by those standards, 2012 is turning out to be a particularly bad year.

  • Dialogue of the deaf

    এপ্রিল 09, 2012

    Civil society is up in arms over plans to turn north-east India into a hydroelectric powerhouse. But a lack of data on ecological and cultural impacts is stalling the debate, writes Teresa Rehman

  • Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies

    সেপ্টেম্বর 23, 2011

    The Bangladesh Institute of Peace and Security Studies has launched a major research project on water scarcity in Bangladesh and South Asia. The project will promote information-sharing on water between Bangladesh, India and Nepal and is supported by the Norwegian government.

  • 75% of Himalayan glaciers retreating

    মে 19, 2011

    A new study by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) shows that 75% of the Himalayan glaciers are retreating, on average by 3.75 kilometres over a period of 15 years (1989-2004).

  • The push to share research in the Himalayas

    অক্টোবর 29, 2010

    The Kathmandu-based International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is planning to become a coordinator of regional research in the Hindu Kush Himalayas, its director general Andreas Schild told chinadialogue in an interview at the UN biodiversity summit in Nagoya.