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Year: 2017
Crop productivity is directly dependent on soil fertility
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Year: 2017
Water is vital to human survival, livelihoods, the economy, and sustainable development
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Year: 2017
The Gandaki river basin is a transboundary basin lying north-south in the central Himalayan region
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Year: 2017
More than 900 million people live in mountain regions worldwide, where they face multiple natural hazards and increasing disaster risks
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Year: 2017
This paper addresses the current research void on local community views of changes in ecosystem services associated with rapid land use transformation in the context of plantation-based forestry
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Year: 2017
Summary There is increasing interest in the potential of microfinance to foster climate change adaptation
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Year: 2017
Potential trade-offs between providing sufficient food for a growing human population in the future and sustaining ecosystems and their services are driven by various biophysical and socio-economic parameters at different scales
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Year: 2017
The major challenges of improving food security and biodiversity conservation are intricately linked
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Year: 2017
Global economic change and policy interventions are driving transitions from long-fallow swidden (LFS) systems to alternative land uses in Southeast Asia’s uplands
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Year: 2017
Climate change is set to be particularly disruptive in poor agricultural communities
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Year: 2017
The main objective of the workshop was to provide an overview of the HI-AWARE project to the people of the area and to inform them about PARC's plans there
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Year: 2017
The overarching recognition in all the literature is that climate change will have huge and largely detrimental impacts on vulnerable communities, and that gender will be a defining feature in shaping individuals’ experiences of adverse circumstances
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Year: 2017
The highlands of Nyaungshwe and Kalaw Townships are located a few miles from Myanmar’s famous Inle Lake, but receive little benefit from the rapid tourism development occurring in the valley
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Year: 2017
The support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas (Himalica) Initiative is a demand-driven programme financed by the European Union and managed by the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD)
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Year: 2017
The Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) is a global asset with rich cultural and biological diversity
Year: 2017
There is increasing awareness of the importance of gender in natural resource management
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Year: 2017
Drought is among the most dreaded threats as far as natural disasters are concerned wielding, as it does, a significant impact on ecosystems, people’s livelihoods, and the socio-economic development of a country
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Year: 2017
Summary There is increasing interest in the potential of microfinance to foster climate change adaptation
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Year: 2017
The need for a regional TOT was recognized over the course of multiple interactions between ICIMOD and HILIFE partners in all three countries, where linkages between ecosystems services and livelihood opportunities were discussed and potential livelihood options were mapped
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Year: 2016
Out of twenty-one adaptation projects reviewed, only three local-scale initiatives in two countries (India and Bangladesh) had an explicit focus on livelihoods
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Year: 2016
In an attempt to build a strong, regional knowledge network to better ensure water security and resilient livelihoods, a ‘Knowledge Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilient Livelihoods in the Koshi Basin’ was organized by ICIMOD’s Koshi Basin Programme in partnership with the Bihar State Disaster Management Authority (BSDMA), National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), and National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) and other key institutions in China, India, and Nepal
Year: 2016
Global economic change and policy interventions are driving transitions from long-fallow swidden (LFS) systems to alternative land uses in Southeast Asia’s uplands
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Year: 2016
There is a large number of peer-reviewed publications reporting that a changing climate is one of the biggest challenges humanity will have during the 21st century
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Year: 2016
This study attempts to understand local people’s perceptions of climate change, its impacts on agriculture and household food security, and local adaptation strategies in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, using data from 8083 households (HHs) from four river sub-basins (SBs), i
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Year: 2016
Achieving and maintaining global food security is challenged by changes in population, income, and climate, among other drivers
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Year: 2016
Pastoralism from a temporal dimension is as old as the first human civilization; and spatially it is witnessed all across the world’s dry belt region
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Year: 2016
The Ganges–Brahmaputra delta enables Bangladesh to sustain a dense population, but it also exposes people to natural hazards
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Year: 2016
Mountain ecosystems are increasingly being affected by global environmental change, challenging the ubiquitous agro-ecosystem-based livelihoods of the people
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Year: 2016
Wetlands provide a diverse range of ecosystem services supporting livelihoods of many people
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Year: 2016
Coastal communities in Bangladesh are at great risk due to frequent cyclones and cyclone induced storm-surges, which damages inland and marine resource systems
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Year: 2016
Natural hazards have had significant impacts on life, livelihood and property in the mountain regions
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Year: 2016
Non-timber Forest Products (NTFPs), an important provisioning ecosystem services, are recognized for their contribution in rural livelihoods and forest conservation
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Year: 2016
Potential trade-offs between providing sufficient food for a growing human population in the future and sustaining ecosystems and their services are driven by various biophysical and socio-economic parameters at different scales
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Year: 2016
Diversification of livelihoods is a commonly applied strategy for coping with economic and environmental shocks and instrumental in poverty reduction
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Year: 2016
In recent years the population of the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH) has been confronted with rapid social, economic, demographic, and political changes
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Year: 2016
Diversification of livelihoods is a commonly applied strategy for coping with economic and environmental shocks and instrumental in poverty reduction
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Year: 2016
The present paper discusses the development of a participatory approach to promote medicinal and aromatic plant (MAP) cultivation as a tool for biodiversity conservation and livelihood enhancement in Champawat district of Uttarakhand state in India
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Year: 2016
Owing to the typical geomorphic setting such as high relief variations, thick forest cover, presence of glacier and glacial lakes along the higher reaches, the Beas River is prone to cloudbursts, flash floods, forest fires, landslides and mass movement
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Year: 2015
The Koshi river basin extends from the Tibetan plateau through the Himalaya into the Eastern Gangetic Plains (EGP)
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Year: 2015
HI-AWARE, one of four consortia of the Collaborative Adaptation Research Initiative in Africa and Asia (CARIAA), is conducting research, capacity building, and policy engagement on climate resilience and adaptation in selected glacier and snowpack dependent river basins of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region
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Year: 2015
In the Dry Zone of Myanmar, improved access to water is widely acknowledged as being vital for livelihood enhancement and the general well-being of around 10 million people, most of whom depend on agriculture
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Year: 2015
Rittha produced from Baitadi and Darchula districts in far-western Nepal is either used to manufacture soap in domestic industries or exported, primarily to India, China, and Germany
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Year: 2015
Off-season vegetable farming refers to the production of vegetables before or after their normal season of cultivation
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Year: 2015
Nigalo (Drepanostachyum falcatum) is commonly known as Himalayan bamboo
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Year: 2015
Chyura is the common name in northern parts of India for the Indian butter tree (Bassia butyracea or Diploknema butyracea)
Year: 2015
Six villages (Gogna, Khitoli, Bera, Sailguwani, Jamradi, and Nishni) in Pithoragarh District of Uttarakhand, India, with a strong tradition of beekeeping have been selected as pilot sites for the honey value chain
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Year: 2015
Allo (Himalayan nettle, stinging nettle) is a perennial shrub belonging to the Urticaceae family (Girardinia diversifolia)
Year: 2015
The nature and causes of food and livelihood security in mountain areas are quite different to those in the plains
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Year: 2015
The water–energy–food nexus is being promoted as a conceptual tool for achieving sustainable development
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Year: 2015
Human population growth in the developing world drives land-use changes, impacting food security
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Year: 2015
Global climate change has numerous implications for members of mountain communities who feel the impacts in both physical and social dimensions
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Year: 2015
Livestock holders experience increased food insecurity because of climate change
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Year: 2015
This working paper aims to complement the Post Disaster Need Assessment (PDNA) of the Government of Nepal by providing insights into the livelihood dimensions of the earthquake and its socioeconomic and livelihood impacts
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Year: 2015
This paper analyzes the food security situation in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region (availability, access, utilization, and stability) and new challenges, emerging from climate and socioeconomic change
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Year: 2015
Developing countries face a difficult challenge in meeting the growing demands for food, water, and energy, which is further compounded by climate change
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Year: 2015
Mountain ecosystems are increasingly being affected by global environmental change, challenging the ubiquitous agro-ecosystem-based livelihoods of the people
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Year: 2015
This paper identifies new ways of moving from land degradation towards sustainable land management through the development of economic mechanisms
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Year: 2015
Feeding the world is not only a complex technical matter, but also a demanding governance issue
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Year: 2015
Analyzing the early warning of food security, this paper sets the self-sufficiency rate as the principal indicator in a standpoint of supplement
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Year: 2015
This article addresses the imperative of food security in India in the context of persistent prevalence of malnutrition despite several years of rapid growth
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Year: 2015
Koshi is a trans-boundary river that flows in China, Nepal and India
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Year: 2015
Summary The study uses a novel method to investigate the role of forest proximity, market remoteness, and caste in determining household income, especially forest income, in an underdeveloped region of India
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Year: 2014
The Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, established as a protected area under IUCN category IV in 1976, is significantly rich in biodiversity and provides a vast array of ecosystem services
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Year: 2014
Reducing hunger and malnutrition and improving food security have come to the forefront of global political agenda
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Year: 2014
This paper reviews some of the existing food security indicators, discussing the validity of the underlying concept and the expected reliability of measures under reasonably feasible conditions
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Year: 2014
Migratory livestock raising has been one of the most important livelihood options for people residing in high mountain areas and has made a significant contribution to the economy of the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, both in terms of supporting households and in export earnings
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Year: 2014
Summary Using a nationally representative survey from Bangladesh, we examine the relationship between women’s empowerment in agriculture, measured using the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index, and per capita calorie availability, dietary diversity, and adult body mass index (BMI)
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Year: 2014
The paper covers the BAIF led National Agricultural Innovations Project is an initiative by ICAR and supported by the World Bank
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Year: 2014
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Year: 2014
This study uses a spatial bio-economic modelling framework to estimate the impact of the 2012 weather extreme in the USA on food security in the developing world
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Year: 2014
Poverty, marginalization, and vulnerability are key issues in mountainous areas of Pakistan, especially in rural areas, where the bulk of the population lives and is primarily dependent on agriculture for food and livelihoods
Year: 2014
Climate change will have adverse impacts on many different sectors of society, with manifold consequences for human livelihoods and well-being
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Year: 2014
The Hindu Kush Himalayas has extremely varied social and ecological environments and often the mountainous areas of these countries have more in common with each other than with the other parts of their own countries
Year: 2014
Water and food security are the key challenges under climate change as both are highly vulnerable to continuously changing climatic patterns
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Year: 2014
In topographically diverse highland terrain, socio-economic and environmental conditions can vary dramatically over relatively short distances
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Year: 2014
This article highlights the results of an action research to upgrade mountain farmers of bay leaf (Cinnamomum tamala Nees and Eberm) in Udayapur district of Nepal
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Year: 2014
This paper examines the development and use of scenarios as an approach to guide action in multi-level, multi-actor adaptation contexts such as food security under climate change
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Year: 2014
Population growth and the resultant land use intensi cations have been identi ed as major drivers of environmental changes in densely populated Middle Himalayan Ranges
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Year: 2013
A growing world population, combined with economic and social development, will continue to lead to increased demand for the outputs of agriculture – food, fodder, fuel and fibre
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Year: 2013
This paper describes tools and lessons learned in operationalizing the principles of good local water governance and mult ple- use water services for food security in mid- and far-western Nepal
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Year: 2013
providing a basic understanding of climate change science followed by the relation of climate change to agriculture, the impact of which is discussed based on the particular impact of climate change on plant and animal physiology
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Year: 2013
Experts working on behalf of international development organisations need better tools to assist land managers in developing countries maintain their livelihoods, as climate change puts pressure on the ecosystem services that they depend upon
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Year: 2013
Although mountains are rich in natural resources and provide vital ecosystem services to the global community, mountain people are marginalised
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