With the increasing frequency of natural disaster events across the globe, the role of space technology has now become integral in disaster risk management and in reducing the impact on lives and properties by providing timely information
A delegation from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) visited ICIMOD to discuss current and prospective areas for collaboration with ICIMOD. ICIMOD is implementing the Himalaya hub of SERVIR, a joint programme of NASA and USAID.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) successfully concluded a two-day midterm knowledge-sharing workshop on SERVIR-Himalaya Small Grants Programme in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development ICIMOD participated in a day-long consultation meeting with forest managers in Nepal on 19 November. The objective of the workshop was to gather feedback on effective use of the information system for fire management during the upcoming fire season.
A three-day advanced training on remote sensing (RS) techniques ended on 7 November 2014. Participants learned about specific remote sensing techniques applicable to crop monitoring and drought early warning system.
Her Majesty Jetsuen Pema Wangchuck, Queen of Bhutan, launched the National Geospatial Portal during the Bhutan GIS Expo in Thimphu on 13 October 2014. The National Geospatial Portal will serve as a gateway for users across Bhutan...
Scientists from the region and the United State of America gathered at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) headquarter in Kathmandu, Nepal, to discuss major transition activities and the causes of Land Cover and Land Use Change (LCLUC) in South and South East Asia.
Kezang Gaden and Tenzin have made their college proud by winning the Best Student Presenter award and first runner-up prize, respectively, during the second Annual Research Symposium and Environmental Fair organized by the Bhutan Ecological Society on 23 August.
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) received the ‘Special Achievement in Geographical Information System (GIS)’ award at the 2014 Esri User Conference. The award recognizes ICIMOD’s contribution in integrating geographical information into the policy making process in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region.
After 10 months of research and fieldwork, four students from Nepal, Bhutan, and India, whose projects had been selected for the prestigious global environmental fellowship programme known as My Community, Our Earth (MyCOE), showcased their work at the MyCOE SERVIR Capstone event in the United States.