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ICIMOD

  • 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

  • Hope and pumpkins along the Teesta

    November 06, 2018

    Pumpkin cultivation on sandbars has drawn hundreds and thousands out of extreme poverty in Bangladesh, and this change of cultivation patterns may pave the way for others as water flow in the Teesta declines

  • The silt farmers of the Gandak

    October 01, 2018

    Landless labourers in Bihar benefit from the silt that comes down from the Himalayas by growing vegetables, but it is an extremely tough life, with very little profit for the farmer

  • From apples to vegetables in Sikkim

    September 21, 2018

    Apple orchards are travelling up the mountains in Sikkim and elsewhere in the Himalayas, as climate change makes the lower slopes too warm

  • Nepal’s thirsty mountain villages

    September 05, 2018

    As springs across Nepal falter and fail, the 13 million people that live in Nepal’s hilly areas face the brunt of a water crisis that is only now being understood

  • The changemakers of Soan

    August 13, 2018

    In Pakistan’s Soan river basin, deeply impacted by climate change, farmers, local leaders, and innovators are embracing technologies to deal with irregular rains and rising temperatures