In one of the mountain focussed Sustainable Development Summit in India a call for engaging business sector in the sustainable management of mountain ecosystems has been discussed. Changing climatic conditions in the mountains can open new avenues for businesses to boost local economies and improve livelihood. But, unregulated, it can lead private sector reaping 'profit' from poor communities too.
15 September 2013
A BBC survey across seven Asian countries finds 84 percent of Bangladeshi respondents are feeling the impact of climate change on...
24 July 2013
In this article it is argued that Disaster Management practice in India need to change the old mindset of disaster relief, to include quick planning and actions, using verifiable space data and avoid delay causing detailed assessm...
THEMES : Adaptation Strategies / Adaptation-Mitigation Nexus / Communication and Awareness / Disaster Risk Reduction
PUBLICATION TYPE : Best Practice / Lessons Learned
24 June 2013
The Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) Pakistan has developed two local adaptation plans of action (LAPAs) for two...
How mountain communities will like to pay for managed supply of waters?
Posted: May 20, 2013 - 19:53
17 April 2013
Khel observed that capacity building is not only required regarding climate change related research and the meteorological depar...
19 March 2013
New systems for tracking the social impact of efforts to adapt to climate change could soon be in place in Africa and South Asia....
THEMES : Forecast and Assessment
02 March 2013
Pakistan is highly vulnerable to weather-related disasters such as cyclones, droughts, floods, landslides and avalanches. Devastat...
26 February 2013
Two years before the massive floods triggered by unprecedented monsoon rains hit Pakistan in 2010, the federal government had already started taking the threat of climate change seriously by forming a Task Force on Climate Change...
PUBLICATION TYPE : Journal / Periodical
15 February 2013
During May 2012 Climate Himalaya launched Mountain Voice a multimedia information communication series to capture the experiences, thoughts and opinions of people, practitioners, policy makers and researchers on various climate li...
THEMES : Disaster Risk Reduction / Ecosystems Based Adaptation / Mountainous Regions / Natural Resources and Agriculture
PUBLICATION TYPE : Video