Training and capacity building are integral parts of the SERVIR-HKH initiative. The initiative organizes trainings in the development and use of science applications for partner institutions and end users to maximize the benefit of Earth observation information and geospatial technology in the region. The initiative provides technical support and conducts customized trainings and shares opportunities according to the need of its regional partners.

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The 2022 Pakistan floods: Assessment of crop losses in Sindh Province using satellite data

Faisal Mueen Qamer, Bashir Ahmad, Sawaid Abbas, Abid Hussain, Aneel Salman, Sher Muhammad, Muhammad Nawaz, Sravan Shrestha, Bilal Iqbal, Sunil Thapa

Closing the STEM gender gap: Training women in Earth observation and geospatial information technology

Poonam Tripathi, Rajesh Bahadur Thapa, Birendra Bajracharya, Utsav Maden

Developing a hydrological monitoring and sub-seasonal to seasonal forecasting system for South and Southeast Asian river basins

Yifan Zhou, Benjamin F. Zaitchik, Sujay V. Kumar, Kristi R. Arsenault, Mir A. Matin, Faisal M. Qamer, Ryan A. Zamora, Kiran Shakya

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The Panjshir Flood in Afghanistan

Experts working within the SERVIR-HKH Initiative at ICIMOD investigated the 2018 Panjshir flood using remotely sensed imagery...

The World's Highest Mountain Peaks

Interactive visualisation of the highest mountain peaks of the world that are above 8,000 meter from sea level.

Potentially Dangerous Glacial Lakes of Nepal

This map story lists glacial lakes of Nepal that have been categorized as potentially dangerous based on...

Assessing the agricultural difficulties in Nepal

This story map describes how farmers are demoralized by the problems that they are facing in the field.



A joint initiative of NASA, USAID, and leading geospatial organisations in Asia, Africa, and Latin America, SERVIR partners with countries in these regions to address critical challenges in climate change, food security, water and related disasters, land use, and air quality. Using satellite data and geospatial technology, SERVIR co-develops innovative solutions through a network of regional hubs to improve resilience and sustainable resource management at local, national and regional scales.

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