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Policy and Institutions in Adaptation to Climate Change: Case study on responding to water stress in Chitral, Pakistan - eldis (2015/1/23)
This publication presents the results of a case study carried out in Pakistan focused on local water governance systems in Chitral and the local capacity to adapt to changing climate conditions as part of a larger project documenting local adaptatio ...

Policy and Institutions in Adaptation to Climate Change: Case study on tree crop diversity in China, Nepal, and Pakistan - eldis (2015/1/23)
From 2008 to 2010, ICIMOD, in partnership with partners in China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan, conducted a series of four case studies under the Sida-supported project Too Much and Too Little Water. The series looks at responses and field experiences ...

Policy and Institutions in Adaptation to Climate Change: Case study on tree crop diversity in China, Nepal, and Pakistan - eldis (2015/1/23)
From 2008 to 2010, ICIMOD, in partnership with partners in China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan, conducted a series of four case studies under the Sida-supported project Too Much and Too Little Water. The series looks at responses and field experiences ...

High-altitude rangelands and their interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas - eldis (2015/1/23)
The interfaces between high-altitude rangelands and other ecosystems in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region such as forests, wetlands, and agricultural land are suffering from degradation, desertification, and soil erosion, which are further aggravated ...

High-altitude rangelands and their interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas - eldis (2015/1/23)
The interfaces between high-altitude rangelands and other ecosystems in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region such as forests, wetlands, and agricultural land are suffering from degradation, desertification, and soil erosion, which are further aggravated ...

Learning on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation - eldis (2015/1/23)
A four-day workshop on‘Learning on reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) in South Asia’ was organized from 24 to 27 July 2012 at ICIMOD’s headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal. This publication contains an ...

Anderson,S.C.,Woman Gets Prison for Extensive Bank Fraud Scam and Environmental Crime Nancy Stein operated American Screw and Rivet Corporation which was also sentenced (SC) - Govt. U.S.A. (2015/1/23)
ATLANTA – United States Attorney Bill Nettles stated late yesterday that Nancy Marie Stein, age 62, of Anderson, South Carolina , was sentenced by Senior United States District Judge Henry M. Herlong in federal court in Greenvill ...

A Regional Orientation Training on Ecosystem Services Assessment under the Himalica Programme - eldis (2015/1/23)
The Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas (Himalica) initiative is aimed at supporting poor and vulnerable mountain communities in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region to mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts throu ...

A Regional Orientation Training on Ecosystem Services Assessment under the Himalica Programme - eldis (2015/1/23)
The Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas (Himalica) initiative is aimed at supporting poor and vulnerable mountain communities in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region to mitigate and adapt to climate change impacts throu ...

Large cardamom farming in changing climatic and socioeconomic conditions in the Sikkim Himalayas - eldis (2015/1/23)
This working paper focuses on large cardamom (Amomum subulatum), an important cash crop and livelihood option for people in Sikkim Himalayas, India. In 1997, a study conducted by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) ...

Towards developing the Brahmaputra-Salween Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative – Report on the regional strategic meeting for developing regional cooperation framework - eldis (2015/1/23)
This report presents the detailed proceedings of a two-day consultation meeting aimed at formulating the BSL Regional Cooperation Framework (BSL-RCF). The meeting was held at Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 26–27 June 2014. ICIMOD and its partners in ...

Towards developing the Brahmaputra-Salween Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative – Report on the regional strategic meeting for developing regional cooperation framework - eldis (2015/1/23)
This report presents the detailed proceedings of a two-day consultation meeting aimed at formulating the BSL Regional Cooperation Framework (BSL-RCF). The meeting was held at Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar on 26–27 June 2014. ICIMOD and its partners in ...

Towards developing the Brahmaputra-Salween landscape conservation and development initiative - eldis (2015/1/23)
This report is on the third Regional Consultation on Developing Transboundary Cooperation for Brahmaputra-Salween Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (BSLCDI) which took place in January 2014 in Kaziranga, Assam, India. The Internation ...

Towards developing the Brahmaputra-Salween landscape conservation and development initiative - eldis (2015/1/23)
This report is on the third Regional Consultation on Developing Transboundary Cooperation for Brahmaputra-Salween Landscape Conservation and Development Initiative (BSLCDI) which took place in January 2014 in Kaziranga, Assam, India. The Internation ...

Understanding the transboundary Karakoram-Pamir landscape - eldis (2015/1/22)
This publication provides a baseline on issues related to biodiversity conservation and sustainable development in the Karakoram-Pamir region of China and Pakistan. The report provides an overview of available information on the major features of th ...

Towards a framework for achieving food security in the mountains of Pakistan - eldis (2015/1/22)
This working paper outlines a mountain-specific framework for addressing food security in the mountains of Pakistan. It builds on efforts by ICIMOD together with the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and the National Agricultural Researc ...

Firing Blanks? The Arms Trade Treaty - ISN (2015/1/22)
This paper discusses several key provisions of the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), its objectives, legal content and potential effects. The author then examines the ATT's effectiveness compared to existing complementary international instruments designed to ...

China in Africa: New Perspectives on Development - ISN (2015/1/22)
This paper discusses China's economic engagement in Africa as well as the impact that it is having on economic policy, development policy and structural change on the continent.

Your Investment, Our Economy - ISN (2015/1/22)
This paper draws on debates among Chinese think tanks and expert analysts to examine perspectives in China on economic reform in the country. In particular, the authors examine perspectives in China on 1) the implementation of the Shanghai Free Trade ...

Testing China’s – and the State Department’s – Nine-Dash Line Claims - ISN (2015/1/22)
This paper provides a brief legal and political overview of China’s contested maritime claims in the South China Sea. The author then examines a US State Department study of China’s maritime boundaries which argues that Beijing's claim to the nin ...

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