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[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Alejandro Camino: Final Overview and the Way Forward

Vision of the HimalAndes Initiative in respect to the importance,relevance, and value of the exchange between both regions.*

                                               

Alejandro Camino D.C., HimalAndes Initiative

 

Overview

This is the third *HimalAndes Initiative*…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on October 11, 2013 at 3:58am — No Comments

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Case 11: Erg Rosenmann "WATER GOVERNANCE AND SMALL HYDRO CENTRALS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES IN MOUNTAINS OF CHILE: REMARKABLE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE HIMALANDES REGION"

WATER GOVERNANCE AND SMALL HYDRO CENTRALS ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES IN MOUNTAINS OF CHILE: REMARKABLE CONTRIBUTIONS FOR THE HIMALANDES REGION

 

Erg Rosenmann Becerra, ergdayan@gmail.com

Forestry Engineer, Master on Rural Developtment

Pucón, Araucania Region, Chile…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on October 8, 2013 at 10:00pm — No Comments

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Case 9 by Dirk Hoffmann: Management of bofedales (high Andean peat bogs) in the Bolivian Cordillera Real in the face of climate change

Focused Conversation

„Knowledge Sharing around water management innovations

in the Andes and Himalayas“

Sep. 23rd – Oct 10th, 2013

 

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on October 7, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Case 10 by Lungten Norbu: Water Conservation and Use for Sustainable Development in the Bhutan

Water Conservation and Use for Sustainable Development in the Bhutan

-Current Policies and Practices

 

Pema Wangdi

 Watershed Management Division, Department of Forests and Park Services, MoAF

 Lungten…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on October 6, 2013 at 7:30pm — 1 Comment

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] A.Ponce: Introduction to Week 2

Dear KM4Dev-ers,



It gives me great pleasure to begin my task as moderator of this second

week of the  focused conversation on "Knowledge sharing around water

management innovations in the Andes and Himalayas".



This week we will share four excellent case studies which will allow us

find a common base to bridge the Andes and the Himalayas, two distant

mountain ecosystems populated by ancient cultures who have found

fascinating ways to…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on October 1, 2013 at 12:21am — No Comments

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Case 8 by R.Ortega: "Indigenous Systems for local weather forecast and strategies of adaptation to climate change in southern Peru"

 

INDIGENOUS SYSTEMS FOR LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST AND STRATEGIES OF ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE IN SOUTHERN PERU

 

Ramiro Ortega Dueñas*

rortega.d@gmail.com

   Indigenous…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 28, 2013 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Case 6 by G.Castro: "The role of water sources in the Inca Road System and its successfull management, in Cajamarca, Peru"

The role of water sources in the Inca Road System (Qhapaq Ñan) and its successful management, in the region of Cajamarca, Peru, since pre-Hispanic times

 

By Guillermo Castro Escudero

E-mail:…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 28, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Case 5: Paribesh Pradhan, "Innovations and challenges on water security and management across Nepal Himalayas in a changing climate"

HimalAndes Focused Conversation:

 

“Knowledge sharing around water management innovations in the Andes and the Himalayas”

 

Title: Innovations and…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 28, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation[ Kalyan Paul Case 7: Himalayas: Forests and Water: Securing a Balance in Mountain Ecosystems

 

Himalayas: Forests and Water: Securing a Balance in Mountain Ecosystems

 

Author(s)  Mrs Anita Paul and Mr Kalyan Paul

Address of Author

Anita Paul, Director (Community Initiatives)

Pan Himalayan Grassroots Development…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 28, 2013 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Week 2 Program

Dear KM4Dev Members,



We're wrapping up Week 1 of our 3-week Focused Conversation. Toward the end

of the day we will circulate a brief summary of the week. For now, it is my

pleasure to send you the agenda for Week 2: a week that features a great

variety of inspiring and thought-provoking case studies!



We are very grateful to those who have participated in the conversation

thus far and we look forward to a livelier discussion next week.…



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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 28, 2013 at 12:26am — No Comments

[ HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Case 4 by J.Recharte: High Mountain Glacier Watershed Program in Peru: sharing lessons on local adaptation plans to climate change

High Mountain Glacier Watershed Program in Peru: sharing lessons on local adaptation plans to climate change

 

Jorge Recharte

The Mountain Institute Peru

 

This paper presents the High Mountain Glacier Watershed Program (HMGWP) activities implemented by The Mountain Institute (TMI) in Peru and a short reference to parallel activities conducted in Nepal. The…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 26, 2013 at 7:26pm — No Comments

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Ujol Sherchan, Resource: ICIMOD 2013 Photo Contest Online Gallery on “Water” Themes

From: Ujol Sherchan <usherchan@icimod.org >



Subject: Resource: ICIMOD 2013 Photo Contest Online Gallery on “Water” Themes



Dear All,



The International Centre for Integrate Mountain Development (ICIMOD) 2013 Photo Contest Online Gallery (http://www.icimod.org/photocontest/2013/page/gallery) showcases about 2,900 entries (digital images) taken in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region and submitted…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 26, 2013 at 5:19pm — No Comments

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Case 3: Call for Action and community engagement

Dear Colleagues,





The case study submitted by Dr Alton Byers (TMI)  describes the efforts on international collaboration and knowledge sharing between experts from different mountain regions, including Himalayas, Andes, Central Asia, European Alps.



By way of summary;  in September 2011, an Andean-Asian Glacial Lake Expedition was conducted to Imja glacial lake in Mt. Everest region of Nepal, to share experiences in control and management of dangerous glacial…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 26, 2013 at 5:18pm — No Comments

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Case Study 3:

Climate Change, Tourism, and Freshwater Management in the Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park, Nepal

Alton C. Byers, Ph.D.

The Mountain Institute

High Mountain Adaptation Partnership (HiMAP)

 

The 1113 km2 Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park and Bufer Zone is located in northeastern Nepal in the Solu Khumbu District of Sagarmatha Zone.  The park is roughly triangular in shape…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 25, 2013 at 4:11pm — No Comments

[HimalAnde​s Focused Conversati​on] Case Study 1 by CONDESAN: Machangara River Basin Council, Azuay Province, Ecuador

Dear KM4Dev Members, 

Here is the first Case Study for Week 1. This case is provided by CONDESAN, which was founded in 1993 and has since consolidated its position as an important platform for issues related to natural resource management and sustainable development in the Andean region, particularly in water and watershed management. CONDESAN generates and shares information and knowledge about natural…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 24, 2013 at 7:12pm — 1 Comment

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Case 2: Integrated Water Management of Muylo Mullucro catchment, Tarma, Peru

Felipe Custer, Sep 24, 2013, Case 2: Integrated Water Management of Muylo Mullucro catchment, Tarma, Peru

I. Basin overview

Location: The micro Muylo - Mullucro are located in the district of Tarma , Tarma province and department of Junin, Peru . Both watersheds are located in the upper river basin Tarma . The access road from Tarma is by dirt road for a stretch of 14 kms…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 24, 2013 at 3:27pm — 1 Comment

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Felipe Custer: Week 1 Introduction

Dear KM4Dev Members, 

It is my distinct pleasure to moderate the first week of the 3 week focused conversation on "Knowledge sharing around water management innovations in the Andes and Himalayas". We have had the good fortune of receiving many excellent case studies from a wide variety of experts, with every day offering a new case study, so please consider offering prompt feedback. 
By way of introduction: 
Networks are an essential part of adapting…
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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 23, 2013 at 3:59pm — No Comments

[HimalAndes Focused Conversation] Foreword by Dr. Alejandro Camino

Dear KM4Dev Members,

On behalf of Dr. Alejandro Camino, Founder of HimalAndes Initiative, I am pleased to share below the foreword for the focused conversation titled:  „Knowledge Sharing…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 23, 2013 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Focused Conversation, titled: “Knowledge Sharing around water management innovations in the Andes and Himalayas

 

Dear KM4Dev Colleagues,

I am glad to contact you regarding the upcoming Focused Conversation, titled: “Knowledge Sharing around water management innovations in the Andes and Himalayas”. This focused conversation is an KM4Dev project which opens a space to share lessons learnt by communities in both mountain regions around innovative solutions on water…

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Added by Ana Maria Ponce on September 4, 2013 at 12:57am — No Comments

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