Build and institutionalize the technical capacity of government decision makers and key civil society groups to integrate earth observation information and geospatial analysis into their decision-making, planning, and communication processes
Improve awareness of and access to geospatial data, products, and tools among users and decision-makers
Increase provision of high quality user-tailored data, tools and applications, and models to support informed decision-making
SERVIR connects space to village by helping developing countries use satellite data to address challenges in food security, water resources, weather and climate, land use, and natural disasters. A partnership of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and leading technical organizations, SERVIR develops innovative solutions to improve livelihoods and foster self-reliance in Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
SERVIR Hindu Kush Himalaya
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) implements the SERVIR Hindu Kush Himalaya (SERVIR-HKH) Initiative – one of five regional hubs of the SERVIR network – in its regional member countries, prioritizing activities in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan.
SERVIR-HKH is an initiative under ICIMOD’s Mountain Environment Regional Information System (MENRIS) Regional Programme, which caters to the specific needs of regional member countries in addressing different aspects of environmental degradation and climate change impacts. SERVIR-HKH strengthens ICIMOD to better work with national institutions in the HKH.
The SERVIR Global Network
SERVIR consists of five regional hubs: SERVIR Amazonia, SERVIR Eastern & Southern Africa, SERVIR Hindu Kush Himalaya (SERVIR-HKH), SERVIR Mekong, and SERVIR West Africa. The hubs work closely with each other and affiliated USAID missions, project partners, and NASA.
Hindu Kush Himalaya
Agrometeorology, Hydrology and Meteorology Regional Center (AGRHYMET)