17 Jan 2017: In a recent interaction with stakeholders in DDC Chitwan, HI-AWARE signed an LoI for the beginning of a certificate training program on offer for professionals. The program would be facilitated by HI-AWARE
09 Jan 2017: At the October 2016 APAN conference, HI-AWARE and ICIMOD participated in a panel discussion on challenges in enhancing women's responsive adaptive capacities in communities.
16 Dec 2016: The critical nature of water resources in the HKH is further defined in a study conducted on the Kali Gandaki River basin. The study is supported by climate modelling that has taken indicators such as snowmelt and evapotranspiration into account.
12 Nov 2016: The Indus basin heavily depends on its upstream mountainous part for the downstream supply of water while downstream demands are high. Analysis of the basin's hydrology reveals that increases in intensity and frequency of extreme discharges are very likely for most of the upper Indus basin and most ensemble members.
02 Oct 2016: On its 60th anniversary, the IAH (International Association of Hydrogeologists), hosted a congress from the 25th-29th of September, 2016. Nawraj Pradhan presented on the importance of groundwater management at this congress, highlighting the eight-step methodology.
30 Sep 2016: Should we be concerned over the impacts that climate change could have on human mobility? For many, the answer is affirmative. And given the anxieties that currently surround both migration and climate change, it is hardly surprising that the concept of climate refugees has gained prominence. Giovanna Gioli along with Giovanna Bettini and Sarah Louise Nash, explores the discourse of human mobility and climate change.
20 Sep 2016: The ‘HI-AWARE Academy for Doctoral Students’ is a training program under the HI-AWARE initiative and is part of Himalayan University Consortium (HUC) Regional Programme of ICIMOD. It aims to create an interdisciplinary network of PhD students and senior scholars in ‘Water and Adaptation Studies’ in the South Asian region.
16 Sep 2016: HI-AWARE brought together policy makers and practitioners within Nepal for a two-day workshop to share initial results of research in the Gandaki river basin.
15 Sep 2016: A roundtable conference on FMIS was organised, where the objective was to facilitiate a discussion on the challenges faced by these venerable systems, in hopes of reviving them.
02 Sep 2016: Pranita Bhushan Udas of HI-AWARE presented on Gender, Food Security, and Climate Change at a workshop organised by University of East Anglia, UK in collaboration with International Food Policy Research Institute.