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Climate Himalaya Initiative
  • Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  • India
  • Climate Himalaya

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  • Mike Shanahan

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What is your name?
Climate Himalaya
What is your job title?
What organisation do you work for?
Climate Himalaya
What aspects of biodiversity are you most interested in?
Access and benefit sharing, Agriculture, Biodiversity targets, Communicating biodiversity, Climate change, Ecosystem services, Forests, Protected areas, Traditional knowledge
What languages do you speak?
English, Hindi
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Recognizing the climatic changes and their impacts in Himalayan Mountains, Prakriti a mountain environment group based in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, India founded a Pan-Himalayan initiative called ‘Climate Himalaya’ to divest its efforts in Climate Adaptation and Sustainable Mountain Development. The initiative was launched formally on June 5, 2010 at IIT Roorkee (Uttarakhand, India) on the occasion of World Environment Day.

The Climate Himalaya initiative works towards the need of closing the knowledge gap in the Himalayan region by developing a knowledge sharing platform, strengthening the capacities of people and organizations, generating awareness and developing leadership. We work on a broader framework of fostering ‘knowledge’, ‘innovation’ and climate ‘adaptation’.

Climate Himalaya Initiative's Blog

Mountain Voice-issues those matter in Himalayas

This is an introductory video of Mountain Voice project of Climate Himalaya, that advocates the need of better planning and implementation strategies in the Himalayan Mountain region of South Asia. The Mountain Voice' is a multimedia series of Climate Himalaya that captures the experiences, thoughts and opinions of people, practitioners, policy makers and researchers on various climate linked issues in the Himalayan region of South Asia. In this series we interact with people to record their…


Posted on October 15, 2012 at 11:39

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