NORHED SUNREM-Himalaya Project

"Sustainable natural resource management for climate change adaptation in the Himalayan region"

Welcome To NORHED Project Website

Full Title: “Sustainable natural resource management for climate change adaptation in the Himalayan region: A collaborative project among Norway, Nepal, Pakistan and Bhutan”
Start date: January 1, 2014
Ending date: December 31, 2018

Brief Overview of Project

The project is a 5-year collaborative project among 5 Institutions in 4 countries, namely, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Aas, Norway; Kathmandu University (main partner in the South), Institute of Forestry, TU, Nepal; Karakoram International University, Gilgit, Pakistan; and, College of Natural Resources, Royal University of Bhutan. It is an academic-cum-research capacity building and institutional strengthening project aimed at both North-South and South-South collaboration and exchange. The project has 4 main components: Masters Education (develop new courses and course programs as well as update existing programs); PhD degree work (enroll 2 candidates each from among the faculty members at the South partner institutions at KU or IOF, TU); Post-doctoral research (provide post-doctoral fellowships to 3-4 candidates from the South partner institutions); and , Training/upgrading of administrative and technical staff (finance, library, ICT, and laboratory training).

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Information about NORHED Project

Address :Department of Environment Science & Engineering ,KU

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Phone : +977-11-661399 Ext:2235