Category Archives: Projects

Liveable inclusive and resilient Himalayan City- Strengthen capacities of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council”

Leh town of Ladakh located at an elevation of 3,500 meters ASL, (12,000 feet) in Indian Himalaya, is one of the highest cities in the world and region  experiences a minimum temperature of -30°C in winter and a maximum of 35°C in summer. A cold desert half way up the Himalayan mountains, the safety and […]

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Fruit processing in collaboration with Sir Dorabji TATA trust Mumbai

Duration: 2013 – 2015 Project goal: Sustainable Utilisation of Natural Resources for improved earnings through Value Addition & Increased Agricultural Productivity. Project Funder: The project is supported by R D Tata Trust, India Aims and Objectives: Augmentation of Income sources through Sustainable & Efficient utilisation of Indigenous Resources. Like any other mountain community, agriculture in Ladakh […]

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Urban Water Health Leh research (URWAHL)

Project period:  08/2012 – 04/2015 Project area: Leh Funding agencies: European Commission German Research Foundation Project partners: Ladakh Ecological Development Group, India (LEDeG), Bonn Asia Center (BAZ) at University of Bonn, ZEF Water Pollution and Health Initiative Context: This interdisciplinary study analyses towns facing large-scale transformation due to rapid economic growth (e.g. through tourism) against […]

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