Mountain People Need “Unified” Voice to Combat Climate Change

14 Nov 2014 by OOSKAnews Correspondent
KATHMANDU, Nepal
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Mountain communities need to come together to provide a “unified” voice in climate change adaptation discussions and to map new ways of sharing knowledge, increasing stakeholder engagement and building strong partnerships, participants said at a recent conference in Kathmandu.The conference, “Mountain People Adapting to Change: Solutions Beyond Boundaries, Bridging Science, Policy and Practice,” was jointly organized by the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and Nepal’s Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment.“There is no limit to the importance of the Hindu Kush Himalayas, both for people in the mountains and for those living downstream,” Dr...

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