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Food and Nutrition Security in the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region

( Peer Reviewed Journal Article , 2017)
The status of food and nutrition security and its underlying factors in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is investigated. In this region, one-third to a half of children (<5 years of age) suffer from stunting, with wasting and underweight also being very high.

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Stakeholder-Driven Prioritisation of Adaptation Options, Adaptation Turning Points and Pathways for Extreme Events in Upper Ganga Basin

( Workshop Proceedings , 2017)
The main objective of the workshop was to understand the potential adaptation options in response to extreme events such as floods, droughts and heavy precipitation. The prioritization was done under various categories under which the options were technological, social, ecological, structural and financial.

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Training Workshop on Springshed Management in HKH Region

( Workshop Proceedings , 2017)
A three day workshop aimed at bringing more visibility on springshed research in Pakistan. The program also shared ICIMOD's methdology on sprigshed management, and enhancing of institutional capacity in implementing of springshed management.

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3rd Conference Proceedings of the Climate Change Adaptation Policy And Science (CCAPS) Conference

( Workshop Proceedings , 2017)
The Climate Change Adaptation Policy and Science (CCAPS) Conference held in Dhaka, Bangaldesh,on 6th February, 2017 brought together over 100 participants—HI-AWARE consortium members, partners, scientists, student researchers, and government and donor representatives—to discuss and take stock of the research generated within the initiative so far, and to chart a way forward.

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The Gandaki Basin: Maintaining Livelihoods in the Face of Landslides, Floods, and Drought

(Research Paper , 2017)
This situation analysis of the Gandaki Basin focuses on the opportunities and challenges for livelihood strategies and adaptive capacity of people in the Gandaki basin by analysing climate trends, literature review and detailing of field visits within the study site.

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The Upper Ganga Basin: Will Drying Springs and Rising Floods Affect Agriculture?

(Research Paper , 2017)
This report presents the findings of a situational analysis conducted in the upper parts of the Ganga basin to highlight critical sectors and the effect climate change has on them.

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Community Consultation Workshop on Climate Change Adaptation in Water, Agriculture, and Energy Sector in Sost Valley, Upper Hunza of Hunza River Basin

( Workshop Proceedings , 2017)
How are communities faring with climate change impacts in mountain areas of Pakistan? This report describes an exchange hosted by HI-AWARE PARC partners in Sost, Pakistan, where issues of climate change and possible adaptation measures, were raised.

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Waterscape: a perspective for understanding the contested geography of water

( Peer Reviewed Journal Article, 2017)
The waterscape is a perspective that includes the way water travels in time and space and is shaped by culture and geography.

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Tapping the Potential of Neglected and Underutilized Food Crops for Sustainable Nutrition Security in the Mountains of Pakistan and Nepal

( Peer Reviewed Journal Article, 2017)
Neglected and underutilized food crops (NUFCs) have high nutritional value, but their role in achieving nutrition security is not adequately understood in the HKH. This paper investigates the decline in cultivation of NUFCs in Pakistan and Nepal.

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Making SDGs Work for Climate Change Hotspots

( Peer Reviewed Journal Article, 2017)
It is expected that climate and environmental change will hamper poverty reduction, or even exacerbate poverty in some or all of its dimensions. These changes will also affect opportunities for people to generate income. Within climate change hot-spots, innovative interventions are required to reduce such vulnerabilities.

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