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  author={Ghanashyam Sharma and Lalit Kumar Rai},
Climate change impact at the global level has become a major concern today and Sikkim Himalaya is no exception. In the regional context, climate change has contributed to unpredictable or erratic rainfall pattern, drying up of local springs and streams, species migration to higher elevations, shift of sowing and harvesting period of crops, emergence of invasive species and incidence of diseases/pests in crops as well as in fodder species. Building resilience in both human and ecological systems… 
Local perceptions and adaptation of indigenous communities to climate change: Evidences from High Mountain Pangi valley of Indian Himalayas
The present study was undertaken with aim to understand the perceptions of indigenous communities about climate change pattern and its local impacts on climate variables, seasons, agriculture,
Pastoral yak rearing system is changing with change in climate: an exploration of North Sikkimin Eastern Himalaya
Yak is an integral part of the livelihood of highlanders in Indian Eastern Himalaya where only subsistence agriculture is possible due to its difficult terrain and harsh climate. The tribal
Review and synthesis of climate change studies in the Himalayan region
There are a few regions in the world, where climate change impacts are more intense than other regions of the world, and Himalaya is the case. The Himalaya, one of the biodiversity hotspot regions
Declining Large-Cardamom Production Systems in the Sikkim Himalayas: Climate Change Impacts, Agroeconomic Potential, and Revival Strategies
Large cardamom (Amomum subulatum) is an economically valuable, ecologically adaptive, and agro-climatically suitable perennial cash crop grown under tree shade in the eastern Himalayas. In Sikkim,
Farmers perception and awareness of climate change: a case study from Kanchandzonga Biosphere Reserve, India
Abstract This study was an attempt to document the indigenous Lepcha people’s perception on climate change-related issues in five villages of Dzongu Valley located in Kanchandzonga Biosphere Reserve,
Climate Change in Sikkim: a SyntheSiS
Climate change is having a significant impact on biodiversity, natural resources and society in the Himalayas. Here we synthesize the work of 22 papers on climate change issues in the Sikkim
Comparative analysis on the socio-ecological and economic potentials of traditional agroforestry systems in the Sikkim Himalaya
Five different traditional agroforestry systems viz. farm-based, forest-based, Alnus-cardamom, forest-cardamom, and Albizia-mixed-tree-mandarin were studied in the Sikkim Himalaya in order to
Evaluation of chickpea varieties under compartmental bundingin rainfed situation
Correlation studies indicate that grain weight, stover weight and total dry matter production per plant ultimately determine the chickpea grain and stover yields in the Vertisols of Bellary region during winter season.
Research Progress on Changes in Land Use and Land Cover in the Western Himalayas (India) and Effects on Ecosystem Services
Western Himalaya is an important region in terms of its enriched biodiversity and immense ecosystem services (ESS). However, its biodiversity and ESS are under tremendous pressure from rapid
Large Cardamom Farming in Changing Climatic and Socioeconomic Conditions in the Sikkim Himalayas; ICIMOD Working Paper 2014/2
The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, ICIMOD, is a regional knowledge development and learning centre serving the eight regional member countries of the Hindu Kush Himalayas –


Understanding Land Use, Livelihoods, and Health Transitions among Tibetan Nomads: A Case from Gangga Township, Dingri County, Tibetan Autonomous Region of China
Drawing on transdisciplinary, preliminary field work in Gangga Township of Dingri County in the foothills of Mt. Everest, pertinent linkages between land use and health, and spatial and temporal mismatch of livelihoods and health care services, in the transition to sedentary village life are identified.
Maximum Temperature Trends in the Himalaya and Its Vicinity: An Analysis Based on Temperature Records from Nepal for the Period 1971-94
Analyses of maximum temperature data from 49 stations in Nepal for the period 1971‐94 reveal warming trends after 1977 ranging from 0.068 to 0.128 Cy r 21 in most of the Middle Mountain and Himalayan
Evaluation of Temperature Trends over India
The impact of climate change is projected to have different effects within and between countries. Information about such change is required at global, regional and basin scales for a variety of
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