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  1. Pakistan’s Initial National Communication on Climate Change

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 10, 2012
    From 2003The Government of Pakistan's Initial National Communication to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) describes the endeavours of Pakistan to overcome the challenges being posed by climate change. It also outlines the pl...
    Attached File: pakistan nat comm1.pdf
  2. Climate Adaptation in Asia: Knowledge Gaps and Research Issues in South Asia

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Aug 11, 2012
    This report presents South Asia-wide review of climate change adaptation research, intended to identify present knowledge, gaps on adaptation and application including the practice of research. Unlike the case of China, which is one nation, South ...
  3. We know what we need: South Asian women speak out on climate change adaptation

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 9, 2012
    There is little evidence of specific efforts to target women in adaptation activities funded as part of bilateral and multilateral programmes. Moreover, despite their disproportionate burden, the voices of poor women are seldom heard in UN negotia...
  4. Disaster risk, livelihoods and natural barriers, strengthening decision-making tools for disaster risk reduction: a case study from Northern Pakistan

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 24, 2012
    The goal of this interdisciplinary study is to better understand the land use factors that increase vulnerability of mountain areas in northern Pakistan. The study will identify and analyse the damages and losses caused by the October 2005 earthqu...
  5. Status of Glaciers in the Indus Basin

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 25, 2012
    Short summary of glacial melting in the Indus Basin.  Includes maps.
  6. Remittances: A key to adaptation?

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 25, 2012
    This information sheet looks at the way in which families in different parts of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan region use labour migration as a way of adapting to problems caused by too much water (flash and other floods) and too little water (drought).
  7. Community Perceptions on Climate Change in Shigar Valley, Pakistan

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 25, 2012
    The Northern Areas of Pakistan, recently named Gilgit-Baltistan, represent a landscape of immense natural beauty and wealth. It is also an ecologically fragile region and its remoteness has contributedto its underdevelopment. As with other high al...
  8. Role of Policy and Institutions in Local Adaptation to Climate Change

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 25, 2012
    Climate change impacts in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region are particularly severe owing to the large amount of the population depending on climate-sensitive livelihoods such as agriculture. This publication is a result of ICIMOD's collaborat...
  9. Himalayan Glaciers: Climate Change, Water Resources, and Water Security

    Posted by Site Admin | Nov 1, 2012
    The glaciers of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH) region are among the largest and most spectacular in the world. Although there is some scientific knowledge and information about the state of the glaciers of the HKH region, with implications for fut...