International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development

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HKH to Glasgow: Climate action in the Hindu Kush Himalaya
This presentation is about concrete actions and mechanisms for regional collaboration to address regional systemic issues in the HKH region. The presentation identifies the barriers to the recognition of important regional adaptation issues, discusses some recent case studies of transboundary catastrophic events that highlighted the need for...
Regional collaboration for climate and SDG actions in the HKH
The objectives of the session are to emphasize the following points: Climate Change in the Hindu Kush Himalayas will seriously comprise food, nutritional and energy security in the region and downstream, severely challenging abilities of nations – particularly the poorer nations– to achieve the SDGs. There is an urgent need for collective climate...
International Conference on Mountain People Adapting to Change. Solutions Beyond Boundaries Bridging Science, Policy, and Practice.
Dr SVRK Prabhakar, whose works have focused on climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, said people often forget insurance is a post disaster recovery tool because of the overwhelming focus on the relief activities. The panel highlighted the need to broaden the definition of insurance, looking beyond formal insurance to nontraditional...