The first comprehensive status report of snow cover in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region. It analyses information from ICIMOD’s regional snow cover monitoring scheme, which is compiled in a database containing snow cover data for the whole region from 2000 to the present, updated weekly.

In this report, the determinants of economic poverty in mountain areas are analysed using nationally representative livelihood data at the household level. Economic poverty has a central position, because it is perceived to be at the very core of the poverty definition: the inability to fulfil basic needs.

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio+20) to be held in June 2012 will have green economy as one of its two main themes. This paper has been prepared to strengthen arguments for discussing mountain issues at Rio+20 and in other global discourses.

This training manual is intended to help to WaterAid in Nepal’s partners and stakeholders train community leaders in developing integrated plans for managing water resource at community level.

This document sets out a guideline for adopting water resource management initiatives while delivering water, sanitation and hygiene education services in both rural and urban contexts. It is intended to guide WaterAid’s partners in Nepal in the delivery of appropriate services and technologies to fit the needs of different users.

Monitoring Sikkim Himalayan Cryosphere -International Symposium  - Benefiting from Earth Observation  4-6 October, 2010 Kathmandu, Nepal. 

The paper reports the results of an empirical study on the profitability of rice cultivation in the East Calcutta Wetlands region where untreated sewage water from the city of Calcutta, India, is used for the purpose of irrigation during the winter/summer crop.

Over the past few years, Nepal has become increasingly involved in international efforts to mitigate climate change through an emerging global mechanism called reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation, and enhancing forest carbon stocks in developing countries (REDD+).

The 2011 Nepal Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) is the fourth nationally representative comprehensive survey conducted as part of the worldwide Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) project in the country.

The Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation Initiative (KSLCI) aims to initiate and promote transboundary biodiversity and cultural conservation, ecosystem management, sustainable development, and climate change adaptation within the Kailash Sacred Landscape (KSL).