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  1. CAN Meeting 21-22 November 2004 UNEP RRC.AP, Bangkok ICIMOD- MENRIS 2004 Highlights

  2. Signing of MoUs Memorandum of Understandings/Agreements • Framework Agreement (UNEP and ICIMOD) • NCSD – Nepal (MOPE, UNEP and ICIMOD) • Atmospheric Brown Cloud (MOPE, UNEP, ICIMOD and UCSD) • Kathmandu Valley City SoE (MOPE, UNEP and ICIMOD)

  3. total 39 participants Capacity Building and Networking Regional Training Courses On major environmental themes for mountain areas Geo-informatics for Integrated Water resources Management in HKH (16 weeks) Application of Geo-Informatics for National Park Conservation and Management (2 Weeks) Inventory of GLOFs Affected by Global Warming in the Mountains of Himalayan Region (2 weeks)

  4. Capacity Building and Networking National Training Courses Urban Hazard risk assessment for Lalitpur Municipality (3 weeks) In collaboration with International Institute for Geo-information Science and Earth Observations (ITC), The Netherlands and National Society for Earthquake Technology-Nepal (NSET-Nepal).  Training on GIS for Forest Data Management (2 weeks), In collaboration with Natural Resources Management Programme

  5. Training modules on Application of Geo-informatics for Water Resource Management Training manual on Urban Hazard Risk Assessment Training manual on Forest Data Management Training manual on Inventory of Glaciers, glacial lakes and glacial lake outburst flood monitoring and early warning system Training manual on Application of Geo-informatics for Natural Resources Management Capacity Building and Networking Development of Training Manuals and Materials

  6. Capacity Building and Networking Dissemination/Policy Workshop 3 GLOF Dissemination workshop were organized this year in Pakistan, India and China 1 day dissemination workshop in Islamabad, Pakistan 1 day dissemination workshop Tibet Autonomous Region, in China 1 day dissemination workshop in Shimla, India

  7. ICIMOD Headquarters ICIMOD T & D Site, Godavari Capacity Building and Networking Transboundary Air Pollution • Partnership with UNEP, UCSD and MoPE and other stakeholders Male’ Instruments in IAAS Rampur Construction has started at the ICIMOD headquarters for installation and commissioning the equipments for the ABC Study

  8. Data Harmonization and Indicators Indicators of Development Nepal: Socio-economic Both these Publications are translated in Nepali as well • Policy products • Similar initiatives: • HP, India • Bangladesh In collaboration with CBS and SNV-Nepal Publication launching on January 29, 2004

  9. MENRIS Metadata Viewer Data Harmonization and Indicators GIS Database Catalog 12 new Datasets have been added in the Catalog MENRIS Metadata Editor New and user friendly Metadata Editor has been developed

  10. Data Harmonization and Indicators Spatial Search on Image Catalog database Image Catalogue 30 new in Images have been added to the Catalog

  11. Data Harmonization and Indicators Map Catalog More than 200 new maps have been added in the Map Catalog this year Districts of Nepal Indicators of Development 2003 Mapping Nepal Census Indicators 2001 & Trends

  12. Data Clearing House Multilingual Content in the Mountain GIS Portal Mapping Nepal Census Indicators 2001 & Trends in Nepali Districts of Nepal Indicators of Development - 2003 in Nepali

  13. Thematic GIS Portal Data Clearing House Portal for the HKH Region prepared together with NRM Biodiversity Portal GIS Portal for Protected Areas in Nepal, in collaboration with IUCN-Nepal

  14. Mountain GIS Network Data Clearing House Nepal Country Pages in Mountain GIS Portal In collaboration with Central Bureau of Statistics, HMG-Nepal

  15. Data Clearing House Regional Water Quality Network and Database The South Asia Water Analysis Network (SAWAN) In collaboration with Sandia National Laboratories, USA Monitoring Stations across HKH Region

  16. National Sustainable Development Strategy and Action National Sustainable Development Strategy Workshop and Training • NCSD workshop (April 2004) • MoPE • National Planning Commission (NPC) • UNDP • GOs and NGOs in Nepal • NCSD Training (Sept 2004) • MOPE • HMG/N Ministries • INGO • NGO • Civil Society and Private Sector

  17. Country Environmental Analysis – Nepal Country Environmental Analysis - Nepal • ADB/N assignment • Role of environment and natural resources • Existing and institutional and regulatory framework • Strategic priorities in the environment sector • ADB’s assistant/investment

  18. Application and Decision Support System in support of sustainable mountain development agenda in the HKH region- A Few Examples

  19. Himachal Pradesh Himalaya, India Ongoing: Uttaranchal Himalaya Poiqu (Bhote-Sun Koshi) and Rongxer (Tama Koshi) BasinChina, Tibet, P.R. China Ongoing: Remaining Ganges Basins within P.R. China Upper Indus, Jhelum, Shingo, Shyok and Shinga River Basins of Pakistani Himalayas, Pakistan Ongoing: Swat, Chitral, Gilgit and Hunza sub-basins Application and Decision Support System Reports and data on:2004 Inventory of glaciers, glacial lakes and the identification of potential glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs) affected by global warming in the mountains of the Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region GLOF Reports 2004

  20. SNP SWS Degraded forest Degraded forest Forest Forest New forest New forest Other area Other area Application and Decision Support System Transboundary Biodiversity Management – in collaboration with Natural Resource Management Protected Area Linkages Change Analysis Singhalila – Senchel Corridor Change in forest cover (1977 – 2000)

  21. contour 17 Nov 1992 hydrography settlement land cover trekking routes 28 Oct 1999 SNP data - DEM Application and Decision Support System Decision Support System (DSS) for National Park Management Sagarmatha National Park data • Basic topographic data • Thematic data SNP data- Satellite images

  22. Landcover based on LISS 3 Image Application and Decision Support System Assessing sustainable agricultural system in the HKH regionan ecological approach Himachal Agricultural Information System Files (HASIF) Digital Elevation ModelHASIF Climatic Index Map

  23. Application and Decision Support System Regional Land cover Mapping Myanmar Land Cover of Nepal from Geocover

  24. Application and Decision Support System Regional Land cover Mapping Mosaics of NaturalVue and Geocover of the HKH, received from EarthSat Inc.

  25. Thank You!