This technical guidance document provides a structured and comprehensive approach to hazard assessment underpinned by latest scientific understanding. It has been produced as a resource for international and national agencies, responsible authorities and private companies.
A world without glaciers – How can scientists contribute to enhancing climate ambition, in Switzerland and beyond?
Watch a video of an event presenting the most recent IPCC findings (focussing on Working Group 1) and discussing how to raise the ambition level for achieving international climate goals in mountain and polar regions.
The article describes the experience of Andean Forest Program with several finance mechanisms and identifies remaining challenges for the future.
This brief presents a participatory process for assessing the status of water–energy–food systems in mountains, identifying governance and technical options and exploring alternative scenarios.
This paper compares the framework of the IPCC AR4 (2007) to that outlined in IPCC AR5 (2014) and describes how the AR5 framework provides a more contextualised and operationalisable approach.
En los Andes al sur de Perú (Cusco y Puno), el proyecto Climandes, impulsó el diálogo intercultural e intercambio de información climática entre agricultores y meteorólogos.
This publication outlines the Climandes project approach to systematically integrate small-scale farmers in the Andean highlands into the design and delivery of climate services.
The Indian Himalayas Climate Adaptation Programme works to strengthen climate science (especially glaciology and related areas) and capacities for climate change adaptation planning.
This page brings together all the key publications (multiple languages) on Sustainable Mountain Development produced and/or funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and partners.
This online book details the innovative responses of rural populations to climate change in the Andean highlands, aided by the implementation of resilience building practices by PACC Peru.