Mountain Women And Climate Adaptation

Jun 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Mountainvoice, News

Mountain Voice-TV: Dr. Malvika Chauhan of Himmothan Society in India talks about. How resilient the mountain women are towards climatic changes in the Himalayan region and the kind of adaptation focus should be their in this region of South Asia. Though women in this region are facing such changes for years, but there are areas which need furthering in terms of adaptation measures.



Started in year 2010, ‘Climate Himalaya’ initiative has been working on Mountains and Climate linked issues in the Himalayan region of South Asia. In the last five years this knowledge sharing portal has become one of the important references for the governments, research institutions, civil society groups and international agencies, those have work and interest in the Himalayas. The Climate Himalaya team innovates on knowledge sharing, capacity building and climatic adaptation aspects in its focus countries like Bhutan, India, Nepal and Pakistan. Climate Himalaya’s thematic areas of work are mountain ecosystem, water, forest and livelihood. Read>>

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