The CCAPS Conference has been organized by PARC in collaboration with the support of Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) Pakistan and ICIMOD
The avalanches made of snow and ice, mixed with rock material, accelerated on the way down the steep valley slopes, displacing the air and creating strong pressure waves,"the ICIMOD
(International Center for Integrated Mountain Development).
joins the world community to celebrate the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples we remain conscious of and humbled by the rich diversity, cultural heritage, traditional knowledge, and innovation in art, science, and environment practices of indigenous peoples.
further statistics released by ICIMOD
showed that of ten glaciers studied in the Himalaya, all were shrinking; and the data show a marked acceleration in the loss of glacial mass near Everest between 2002 and 2005.
A three-year Sweden-funded research project led by ICIMOD
showed 10 glaciers surveyed in the region all are shrinking, with a marked acceleration in loss of ice between 2002 and 2005.
Chairman PARC, Dr Zafar Altaf, expressed these views while talking to Director General, ICIMOD
here at the PARC headquarters.
The region can also get support from international non-governmental organisations such as ICIMOD
, IUCN and WWF.
Similarly, Zhaoli (2004) found remarkable success in rangelands management and development in China, using ICIMOD
supported co-management of rangelands approach in policy negotiation and program implementation.
A case study of Nakkhu Khola watershed, report submitted to ICIMOD
, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Speaking on the occasion Director General ICIMOD
Dr David Molden said the consortium of eight countries and several universities was working to prevent the mountains and glaciers by involving the local community on board.
Shehzad Hassan Shigiri, Director, Gilgit Baltistan (GB), the Environmental Protection Agency, acknowledged the efforts of WWF-Pakistan (WWF-P) and ICIMOD
in the Gilgit Baltistan and Chitral regions to highlight this emerging issue and assist in the formulation of the 'Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan for Gilgit Baltistan 2017', which also discusses human mobility and remittances.