Hindu-Kush

As more heat-trapping greenhouse gases (GhG) and short-lived climate pollutants (SLCP) accumulate in the atmosphere, there is little hope of reining in climate change. Already there is strong evidence that the Earth is one degree Celsius hotter than at the start of the 20th century....

Have you ever visited a structure that changes every time you go to see it?  

Last year,  when I spent about a month in Ladakh, I had the fortune of seeing the pilot “Ice Stupa” in all of its ever changing glory. Built to combat the...

The Hindu Kush Himalayan region is deeply dependent on agriculture, with 66% of the population engaged in the agriculture sector. Although greater market access and better infrastructure have increased the access of mountain farmers to food through ...

KASHMIR INSTITUTE OF NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (KIND)
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Association: ICIMOD, Mountain Forum, Pakistan Nature Conservation
Office address: GENIUS Mughal Plaza Zero Point, Byepass Rd. Muzaffarabad
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Poverty alleviation and sustainable development of the mountain people in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region have been the main agenda of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). Realizing the potential of geographic information (GI) for sustainable mountain development, ICIMOD through its Mountain Environment and Natural Resources Information Systems (MENRIS)...

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) through its Mountain Environment and Natural Resources Information Systems (MENRIS) program has been focusing on GIS capacity building and networking of the national institutions in the HKH region to promote the development of GIS and its application for sustainable mountain development since early 1990. Developing human...

The Hindu Kush-Hiamalayas (HKH), extending from the mountains of Afghanistan to Myanmar, represents world's highest mountain ecosystems with youngest geological formation and a land of diverse human cultures, religions, indigenous traditional systems, and socio-economic conditions. Majority of the population in the region live in poverty and depend upon the fragile natural resources for...

This presentation “GIS Educational Trends” was given by Mr. Basanta Shrestha on the occasion of the International GIS Day Celebration at Birendra International Conventional Centre (BICC), Kathmandu on 15 November 2006.The Hindu Kush-Himalayan region extends over 3500 km from Afghanistan to Myanmar. Altogether eight countries namely Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, China, Bhutan, Bangladesh...

SDPI was founded in August 1992 on the recommendation of the Pakistan National Conservation Strategy (NCS), also called Pakistan’s Agenda 21. The NCS placed Pakistan’s socio-economic development within the context of a national environmental plan. This highly acclaimed document,...

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