Managing Biodiversity in trans-boundary Landscape in the Hindu Kush-Himalaya Region
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development in collaboration with G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development and other partners
Date and Time
12 October 2012 13:15 - 14:45
During the side event, the International Center for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) in collaboration with the G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment and Development (GBPIHD) and other prominent partners in the Hindu Kush Himalaya region aim to invite the regional and global experts working on biodiversity conservation and management at trans-boundary landscape. The purpose of the side event is to: - Share experiences and lessons learnt on managing biodiversity with ‘Ecosystem Approach’ in the trans-boundary landscapes in the HKH region viz: Kanchenjunga, Kailash, Brahmaputra-Salween, and Karakoram-Pamir; - Raise awareness among the international and regional communities about the prospect of regional cooperation in advocating ‘Ecosystem Approach’ at landscape level for enhancing ecological and socio-economic resilience; and - Collect and bring out highlights of each trans-boundary initiatives and lesson learnt in a form of publication for wider sharing and use by the national, regional and global communities.