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The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and Radiant.Earth signed a strategic partnership agreement for knowledge and technology transfer of Earth observation (EO). Under this agreement, the parties will establish and implement innovative EO and geospatial application services to support monitoring and assessment of climate change related impacts in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region, with a particular focus on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Climate change is increasingly disrupting the way of life for communities living in the HKH region, where people face constant threats of droughts, floods and landslides. ICIMOD is a regional intergovernmental learning and knowledge-sharing center serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas, including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal and Pakistan. The organization helps communities vulnerable to these natural disasters to understand the changes taking place and how to strengthen their resiliency.

A photo shows attendees at the International Conference on Resilient Hindu Kush Himalaya: Developing Solutions towards a Sustainable Future for Asia. (Credit: Jitendra Raj Bajracharya/ICIMOD)