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  1. Green Economy for Sustainable Mountain Development

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 25, 2012
    The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD or Rio+20) to be held in June 2012 will have green economy as one of its two main themes. This paper has been prepared to strengthen arguments for discussing mountain issues at Rio+20...
  2. Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation Initiative: First Regional Workshop

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 25, 2012
    Report of the first regional workshop of the Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation Initiative held 11-13 April 2010 in Almora, India
  3. Natural Resource Management: approaches and technologies in Nepal

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 25, 2012
    NEPCAT - Nepal Conservation Approaches and Technologies Fact Sheets, descriptionsa of appropriate tecjhnologies and best practices, especially oriented towards sustainable agriculture.
  4. 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...
  5. Towards Developing the Brahmaputra-Salween Landscape

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Oct 25, 2012
    This publication gives a brief overview of the regional consultation facilitated by ICIMOD and the Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry, Myanmar, to improve collaboration between China, India, and Myanmar in the Brahmaputra-Salween ...
  6. Kyrgyz Republic: Overview of Climate Change Activities

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Jun 5, 2014
    Overview of climate change policy, sectoral impacts and climate scenario summary as of October 2013
  7. High-altitude rangelands and their interfaces in the Hindu Kush Himalayas

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Jun 6, 2014
    It contains a collection of papers and scholarly articles by ecologists, natural resource managers, and other professionals working on the high-altitude rangelands of the HKH region. It is divided into four sections. The first section focuses on a...
  8. Mountains and Climate Change- From Understanding to Action

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Jun 6, 2014
    Published by Geographica Bernensia with the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), and an international team of contributors. Bern. Mountains provide freshwater to half of the world’s population and are home to half o...
  9. Mountain Biodiversity and Global Change

    Posted by Jim Tarrant | Jun 6, 2014
    Global examination of the impact on mountain ecosystems, keystone species and other elements from climate change.  A collection of monographs.