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Science-Policy Round-table on Climate Change Adaptation

(29 Jun 2017-30 Jun 2017, ICIMOD, Kathmandu, Nepal)

The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, will be a hosting its first science policy conference to showcase findings from its regional programs.
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Farmer Managed Irrigation Systems at the Cross Roads

(11 Apr 2017-11 Apr 2017, Hotel Himalaya, Kupondol, Kathmandu)

Mapping climate, gender and socio-ecological challenges of farmer managed irrigation systems in a series of talks on April 11, 2017
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HI-AWARE inaugurates its Climate Change Certification Program

(14 Feb 2017-14 Feb 2017, Bharatpur Garden Resort)

Following the February 2016 stakeholders meet at Chitwan, HI-AWARE will inaugurate the climate change certification course at Chitwan.
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3rd Annual HI-AWARE CCAPS conference

(06 Feb 2017-06 Feb 2017, Hotel Sarina, Banai, Dhaka)

The conference provides a platform for adaptation and resilience research in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan region. It facilitates exchange on ideas of science, policy and good practices by involving government members, development agencies and professionals.
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Working towards Gender-Just Food and Nutrition Security in India

(29 Aug 2016-29 Aug 2016, India Habitat Centre)

Pranita Bhushan Udas of HI-AWARE presented on Gender, Food Security, and Climate Chnage at a workshop organised by Univeristy of East Anglia, UK in collaboration with International Food Policy Research Institute.
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BCAS: Meeting with IDRC grantees in Bangladesh.

(29 Aug 2016-29 Aug 2016, Hotel Sarina, Banai, Dhaka)

One of HI-AWARE's strategic members, BCAS, has organised a half day discussion with IDRC grantees in Bangladesh. This is in continuation of HI-AWARE's stakeholder engagement strategy.
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Adaptation to Climate Change Impacts in Gandaki River Basin of Nepal: Putting Research into Use.

(10 Aug 2016-11 Aug 2016, Yak and Yeti Hotel, Kathmandu)

A one and a half day interactive consultation incorporating the Touch Table as a tool to integrate HI-AWARE climate models and other data for the Gandaki study basin.
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National Stakeholders’ Consultation Workshop for Prioritisation on Climate Change Adaptation in the Water, Agriculture and Energy Sectors

(02 Jun 2016-03 Jun 2016, NARC, Park Road, Chack Shahzad, Islamabad, Pakistan)

The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region—one of the most dynamic, diverse and complex mountain and associated floodplains systems in the world—provides water resources and other ecosystem services to more than 210 million people in the mountains, and 1.3 billion people downstream.
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Seminar on “Monitoring of Urban Heat Coping Practices in Dhaka City” under HI-AWARE

(30 May 2016-30 May 2016, Meeting room, Bangladesh Meteorological Department )

Urbanisation can exacerbate heat exposure for the poor in urban core areas. Due to the urban heat island effect, cities and urban areas experience higher levels of heat exposure than surrounding rural areas. Similarly, urban microclimates have a role to play in creating higher urban temperatures in certain parts of given cities. In addition, indoor temperatures can differ greatly from outdoor temperatures depending upon various building types and materials and surrounding environments.
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HI AWARE Assesses ‘Critical Climate Stress Moments’ in Agriculture in Pakistan

(23 May 2016-30 May 2016, Murree, Chakri, Talagang, Pakistan )

Cropping systems employed by farmers in various parts of Pakistan are adversely affected by climatic factors such as delayed or late rainfall and windstorms induced by temperature changes, among others. Specifically, the latter half of crop production, which include the months of September and October, are affected by storms that lead to rice crop lodging.
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