International conference on climate change, water and disaster in mountainous areas-2013

Type:
Meeting or Conference
Organizer:
Department of Hydrology and Meteorology; Society of Hydrologists and Meteorologists (SOHAM); United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Office - Kathmandu (UNESCO Kathmandu)
Date:
27-29 Nov 2013
Location:
Nepal (Kathmandu)
Language:
English
The conference aims to provide a platforms for discussion around the issues of climate change in mountainous regions. The outcome of the conference is expected to help to the mechanism for research and capacity building on understanding of water, disaster and hydrological system with climate change on mountainous areas.

The conference includes the following themes:
- Climate variability and changes
- Water resources management
- Trans-boundary issues of water resources
- Cryospheric changes and its impacts on water resources
- Land degradation, hazards and disaster risk reduction
- River basin modeling for impact assessment
- Watershed management and ecosystem services
- Renewable energy and food security
- Climate services for building resilience
- Adaptation strategies for building a resilient society

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Event fee

National Institution: NRs 5000; Individual: NRs. 3000; Regional-South Asia: USD 100; International: USD 250; SOHAM Life member: NRs. 2000

What is included in the event fee

Registration fee includes conference bag, three lunches, a
dinner and tea/coffee on meeting days

Target audience

The conference is intended to scientists, engineers, planners, development workers as well as experts on related fields.

How to register

Please contact:

Mr. Deepak Paudel, Member Secretary SOHAM Nepal: soham_npl@yahoo.com, deepaksoham2012@gmail.com, Cell No. +977 9841647398

Mr. Santos Regmi Treasurer, SOHAM Nepal: sregmi11@yahoo.com, Cell no: +977 9851148206

Keywords

Themes:
Climate Change, Environment, Risk Identification & Assessment, Water, Disaster Risk Management, Critical Infrastructure, Food Security & Agriculture
Countries:
Nepal
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