The governance of environmental resources holds the key to the future of sustainable development in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Four key concessions include: 1. [...]Read more IFSD Contributes to Himalayan Assessment led by ICIMOD
More than 80% of global agriculture is rainfed. In India’s 67% of 143 million hectares of net cultivated area is rainfed, with over 90% of grains and pulses being produced [...]Read more Ensuring soil heath and cropping systems sustainability in India
IPCC Working Group II Meeting in Kathmandu: Will the flood outside the meeting hall influence the Report pages inside?
By Dr Hemant Ojha In July 2019, IPCC Working Group II met in Nepal, hosted by the government of Nepal and International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). [...]Read more IPCC Working Group II Meeting in Kathmandu: Will the flood outside the meeting hall influence the Report pages inside?
Dr Binod Chapagain As data shows, 70% of cocoa comes from West Africa alone, and cocoa grown in the Ivory Coast makes up 43% of the total world cocoa and 60% of the country’s [...]Read more Strengthening social responsibility in transnational trade (‘S’ factor in ESG)
Major political battle is over, and economic journey begins Currently there is a hot political debate on whether Nepal can sustain new federalism. The debate mainly [...]Read more Entrepreneurship is the Key to Nepal’s Prosperity
By Dr Basundhara Bhattarai As we move further into post-Paris climate policy world, climate finance debate has occupied a centre stage. This is a good thing. However, most of [...]Read more Good climate finance is not enough: we need climate finance that is gender responsive
By Dr Hemant Ojha @ojhahemant1 PhD education is in crisis, creating distress and misery in the lives of many who embark on this problematic educational offering coming from [...]Read more PhD education requires a radical improvement
Bridging Research and Practice for Catalysing Change By Dr Hemant R Ojha @ojhahemant1 Is it possible to do a good research as well as become an agent of change? James Watson [...]Read more Bridging Research and Practice for Catalysing Change