Mountainous Regions

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The Himalayan region observesan alarming rate of climate change and addresses to the impacts to protect their unique ecosystems and livelihood.

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21 February 2013
December 2012: Climate Himalaya, an initiative of Prakriti group wins prestigious Manthan eNGO Challenge Award for its outreach knowledge networking work on climate adaptation and mountain development issues in Himalayan region. Indian External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid was also present during the award ceremony at New Delhi, India.
13 February 2013
Recognizing the climatic changes and their impacts in Himalayan Mountains, Prakriti a mountain environment group based in Uttarakhand state of India founded a Pan-Himalayan initiative called ‘Climate Himalaya’ to divest its efforts in Climate Adaptation and Sustainable Mountain Development. The initiative was launched formally at IIT Roorkee in India on 5 June 2010 on the occasion of World Environment Day.


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10 October 2014

International Conference on Mountain People Adapting to Change: Solutions Beyond Boundaries Bridging Science, Policy, and Practice

The international conference titled ‘Mountain People Adapting to Change: Solutions Beyond Boundaries Bridging Science, Policy, and Practice’ will be held from 9–12 November 2014 in Kathmandu, Nepal as ICIMOD’s annual flagship event. The conference aims to strengthen links and promote knowledge sharing between climate scientists, policy makers and practitioners and explore holistic solutions for adaptation that transcend political, sectoral, and national boundaries.

The conference will bring together over 200 experts and stakeholders from around the globe, including government representatives and dignitaries from the Hindu Kush Himalayan Region. In addition to high-level panel discussions and internationally renowned speakers, the conference will have a number of dynamic features to promote interaction and the sharing of ideas, including knowledge cafés, daily news bulletins, and live-streaming of key sessions.

The conference will focus on:

  • current adaptation science in natural and social disciplines;
  • adaptation policy and action;
  • innovative adaptation solutions from organizations working in the Hindu Kush Himalayas;
  • presentations from young scholars and change-makers;
  • good adaptation practices; and
  • the way forward for adaptation in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region.

Knowledge from the conference will also be shared through a range of post-conference publications, including peer-reviewed journals.

Participation in this event is by official invite only. For further updates on the conference, please visit or write to

Kathmandu, Nepal
09 December 2013

For who? Fundraisers and other staff of (I)NGOs and CSOs who want to explore new fundraising markets or have already taken a first step in the diversification of their funds

US Foundations – morning
Over the past 10 years, Indonesian nonprofits have received more than $130,000,000 in grants from American foundations! This basic introduction seminar is aimed at understanding the market of American foundations, such as the Ford Foundation and the Gates Foundation. There are over 100.000 foundations in the US. Annually, these foundations give billions of dollars to non-American nonprofits. Where do these international grants go? What subject areas are most popular? What are the conditions under which they are given out? And most importantly: how can your nonprofit enter this market successfully? This morning session is provided by Eelco Keij, founder and director of KeyLance Consultancy LLC.

Support and fund Raising Strategy – afternoon 
Nowadays many NGOs are struggling to mobilize resources. In one afternoon you will receive the steps on how to develop a strategy for your organization which focuses on Relationship building, Recognition (branding, leadership & accountability) and Resource mobilisation which includes financial and non-financial support, including voluntarism, moral support, political and policy support from individuals, governments, the private sector and other NGOs. Louke Koopmans, trainer at MDF Asia, specialized in developing strategies will deliver this session.


  • Fee €75
  • Friday 31st January 2014
  • 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Country: Jakarta, Indonesia
    More information and registration: contact


    We look forward to meeting you!

Jakarta, Indonesia
16 August 2013

The Department of Environmental Science, Central University of Rajasthan and the Swedish Meteorology and Hydrology Institute, Sweden are jointly organizing the International Workshop on “Climate Change Impact and Societal Adaptation” from November 6-8, 2013 at Central University of Rajasthan, Ajmer, India. Please visit the link for more information. The organisation committee is pleased to invite you to submit an abstract for workshop for oral or poster presentation.

Please submit your abstract and registration form through email to by August 31, 2013. All submissions will be acknowledged on receipt.

Please feel free to circulate this information to your colleagues and others who may be interested.

In case you have any queries, you are welcome to contact at (Dr. Devesh Sharma)

Thank you for your valuable support



Central University of Rajasthan, Rajasthan, India


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