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  • Opinion: Who will buy Nepal’s hydropower?

    April 09, 2019

    With the falling costs of renewables and aggressive dam building in South Asia, Nepal’s plans to develop hydropower for export look increasingly precarious

  • Photo feature: Nepal’s bird paradise

    March 15, 2019

    The Jagdishpur Lake in Nepal is the country’s largest bird habitat, hosting rare and fascinating species from the country and migratory birds travelling from China, Central Asia, and Russia

  • What good are think tanks?

    March 14, 2019

    A new book on the Think Tank Initiative in South Asia clarifies the role, challenges and contributions
    of think tanks in the region, perhaps showing a way that community involvement may help shape
    policy change

  • Water dangers loom for South Asia

    February 12, 2019

    With glacier retreat, permafrost melt, and extreme rainfall events, ICIMOD’s HIMAP report suggests that the countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas have to start cooperating far more closely, or pay a huge price

  • The Indus – a river of growing disasters

    February 04, 2019

    A new report crystalises the threats that glacier retreat will pose to the Indus basin, particularly vulnerable due to a combination of conflict and mismanaged development