Lawrence Hislop
Polar / Cryosphere
GRID-Arendal
Norway
July 2, 2013
HICAP Justification
• High-level political
interest from the
Norwegian government
• Transfering ACIA
• In line with Norweg...
HICAP Background:
"Every Great Project Has a Prequel"
• In the beginning, HICIA, The "Himalayan Climate Impact
and Adaptat...
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
Kathmandu, Nepal
- Network of partners on the ground
- Experience...
Project announced
at COP 16
in Mexico, 2010
Funding
• The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway
• $12 million USD over 5 years
• ½ to ICIMOD ¼ CICERO ¼ UNEP/GA
• 80% ne...
Local Partners
HICAP Design
Project Management - Partners
http://www.icimod.org/hicap
Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity Assessment (VACA)
Community questionnaire Household questionnaire
Activities
Questionnaire in 7967 households
across the HKH
Upper Indus
3 districts – Chitral, Gilgit, Hunza
 1127 households
 Appr...
Activities
Activities
Activities
Activities
Thank You!
Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme
Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme
Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme
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Himalayan Climate Change Adaptation Programme

  1. 1. Lawrence Hislop Polar / Cryosphere GRID-Arendal Norway July 2, 2013
  2. 2. HICAP Justification • High-level political interest from the Norwegian government • Transfering ACIA • In line with Norwegian foreign policy regarding climate, development and environment… (Norwegians care about people and understand snow & ice)
  3. 3. HICAP Background: "Every Great Project Has a Prequel" • In the beginning, HICIA, The "Himalayan Climate Impact and Adaptation Assessment" • 2-year Feasibility Study (2008-10) • CICERO, ICIMOD & UNEP/GRID-Arendal • Main objective: Identify the human, economic, social and environmental vulnerability factors and key impacts related to climate change in the HKH
  4. 4. International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development Kathmandu, Nepal - Network of partners on the ground - Experience in regional transboundary projects through partnership with regional partner institutions Oslo, Norway - provide reliable and comprehensive knowledge about all aspects of climate change - Scientific methodology - Downscaled scenarios (IPCC) Global Resource Information Database Arendal, Norway - Communications - Visualisation - Media
  5. 5. Project announced at COP 16 in Mexico, 2010
  6. 6. Funding • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway • $12 million USD over 5 years • ½ to ICIMOD ¼ CICERO ¼ UNEP/GA • 80% needs to be spent in the region Duration • September 2011 – August 2016
  7. 7. Local Partners
  8. 8. HICAP Design
  9. 9. Project Management - Partners
  10. 10. http://www.icimod.org/hicap
  11. 11. Vulnerability and Adaptive Capacity Assessment (VACA) Community questionnaire Household questionnaire Activities
  12. 12. Questionnaire in 7967 households across the HKH Upper Indus 3 districts – Chitral, Gilgit, Hunza  1127 households  Approx. 90 communities  With Aga Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) Eastern Brahmaputra Assam (4 districts) and Arunachal Pradesh (3 districts)  Approx. 2660 households  Approx. 90-100 communities  With Aaranyak Koshi Sub-basin 6 districts (1 Mountain, 3 Hill, and 2 Tarai)  Approx. 2280 households  Approx. 90 communities Upper Brahmaputra At least, 1900 households  With Tibet Academy of Agricultural and Animal Sciences (TAAAS)
  13. 13. Activities
  14. 14. Activities
  15. 15. Activities
  16. 16. Activities
  17. 17. Thank You!

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