FRIEND / Hindu Kush-Himalayan (HKH-FRIEND)

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1996, as a project of F-XE0426 - International Hydrological Programme (IHP). One of several K-XK0967 - Flow Regimes from International Experimental and Network Data (FRIEND). Full title: Hindu Kush-Himalayan - Flow Regimes from International Experimental and Network Data (HKH-FRIEND).


Promote and undertake research for optimal utilization and better management of water resources in the Hindu Kush region; improve understanding of the hydrological processes of the region, with particular reference to upland-lowland linkages; undertake research for better management of water resources for poverty alleviation in the region; build capacity needed for scientific analysis of hydrological processes and develop practical design methods for the region.


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Steering Committee, consisting of Chairman, Executive Secretary, representatives of key relevant organizations and observers (project working groups coordinators/members, related international projects and other FRIEND group representatives) Research Groups. Secretariat located at E-XE2467 - International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Kathmandu (Nepal).


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GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality



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