ICIMOD was in a very unique position as it worked in transboundary landscape including HKH
Pamir region, he said adding, "Bam-e-Dunya (Roof of the World) project is a well-thought programme as we are working at four different landscapes.
is an extraordinary region the rest of the world doesn't know enough about," said Cyril Kormos, Executive Director of Wild Heritage, while speaking about the potential of the World Heritage Convention to bring needed visibility, protection, and accountability to sites in the HKH
of outstanding natural and cultural value.
Rangelands in HKH
region of Gilgit-Baltistan are primary source of livelihood for agro-pastoral life, which contribute to food security and major portion of household income (Khan et al.
"Global warming is on track to transform the frigid, glacier-covered mountain peaks of the HKH
cutting across eight countries to bare rocks in a little less than a century.
Based on ICIMOD's great learning on climate change adaptation in the HKH
region, ICIMOD delegation offered technical as well as professional backstopping to the MOCC for better climate change adaptation with particular reference to the mountainous region of Pakistan.
The fact that the workers are not being compensated for the work they are doing is against the basic principles of workers' rights and goes against the mandate of the International Labour Organization." Singh called on the Indian government and international community "to pursue the matter which requires urgent attention." The collapse of a Qatari firm, HKH
General Contracting Co., which employed 1,200 workers on World Cup construction sites, has put the welfare of hundreds of workers at risk.
Himalica aims to enhance the capacity of national and regional stakeholders to deal with livelihood development and environmental protection in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH
) and to reduce poverty by increasing resilience and unlocking new livelihood opportunities.
International Symposium on Mountain Agriculture in HKH
region, ICIMOD, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Hindu Kush Himalayan Region (HKH
) countries are dependent on mountain ecosystem services.
Haath Ka Honar (HKH
) is based in the district of Barmer within Rajasthan, India, and sells contemporary products that incorporate traditional embroidery work.
Recession of the Hindu Kush-Karakoram-Himalayan (HKH
) glaciers due to global warming and carbon soot deposits from trans boundary pollution sources, threatening water inflows into the Indus River System (IRS).