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K N Vajpai
  • Dehradun, Uttarakhand
  • India
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Mounting Crossfire-Opportunity as Guest Writer at CHI Knowledge Sharing Platform

We are starting a regular debate here, called Mounting-CrossFire, which takes place between two guest writers on various Climate Change and Himalayan Mountain issues.The first round of…Continue

Started May 25, 2011

Knowledge on Ecology and Sustainable Development in Mountain Ecosystem of Himalaya
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Do you agree with the statement-“International agencies adequately developed Knowledge on Ecology and Sustainable Development in Mountain Ecosystem of Himalaya" Vote at:…Continue

Tags: agencies, international, knowledge, ecosystem, mountain

Started this discussion. Last reply by K N Vajpai May 31, 2011.

Who Cares-God can only save them..

During January, I wrote an article on the preparedness of our government and agencies in disaster preparedness (Link- http://bit.ly/gkpXvj ) in Himalayan region of…Continue

Tags: tsunami, development, earthquake, government, mountains

Started Mar 17, 2011

 

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K N Vajpai replied to K N Vajpai's discussion Knowledge on Ecology and Sustainable Development in Mountain Ecosystem of Himalaya
"The notion was that by limiting details, how we can get responses, and its encouraging. So, you will see two options for 'Yes' -very much n somewhat, while single for 'no'.  Adequate meant here - Sufficient to satisfy a…"
May 31, 2011
K N Vajpai posted a discussion

Mounting Crossfire-Opportunity as Guest Writer at CHI Knowledge Sharing Platform

We are starting a regular debate here, called Mounting-CrossFire, which takes place between two guest writers on various Climate Change and Himalayan Mountain issues.The first round of Mounting-CrossFire article invitation and writing is underway, which will be placed here by mid of June 2011.Link: http://chimalaya.org/mountingcrossfire/ …See More
May 25, 2011
K N Vajpai posted a discussion

Knowledge on Ecology and Sustainable Development in Mountain Ecosystem of Himalaya

Do you agree with the statement-“International agencies adequately developed Knowledge on Ecology and Sustainable Development in Mountain Ecosystem of Himalaya" Vote at: Opinion PollSee More
May 3, 2011
K N Vajpai commented on MikeShanahan's group Climate change
Mar 25, 2011
K N Vajpai posted blog posts
Mar 25, 2011
K N Vajpai commented on MikeShanahan's group Climate change
"I am sharing some of my articles below, written on various water issues, and majority of them are on Mountain water.  Inviting disasters Worldwide 214 river basins host 40 percent of world’s population and Himalayas with huge stocks…"
Mar 25, 2011
K N Vajpai replied to Julian Cribb's discussion Obstacles to science communication
"Dear Julian: Though, I am bit late to say, but, wish to put my thoughts on this very important and much relevant discussion. Given that your have already identified the obstacles from responses, for each point I will try to put my view: Low…"
Mar 17, 2011
K N Vajpai posted a discussion

Who Cares-God can only save them..

During January, I wrote an article on the preparedness of our government and agencies in disaster preparedness (Link- http://bit.ly/gkpXvj ) in Himalayan region of Asia. And  now we could see the nature’s fury in earthquake and Tsunami in Japan, and how helpless one could become when human being come across such situation. Even, Japan among the technologically advanced, earthquake prepared and sound on various fronts of such earthquake linked disasters, could…See More
Mar 17, 2011
K N Vajpai is now friends with Cherry Yu and Annuradha Vanniarachchy
Mar 17, 2011
K N Vajpai posted a blog post

Lest our ideas are recognized

There are instances when we come through important and practicalthoughts and ideas in profession, while on other hand we come acrossgeneric statements as well.I was going through a note from an important consultation approachpaper titled ‘Inputs from the Civil Society Consultations on RuralWater and Sanitation for the Approach Paper to Planning Commission’s12th Five Year Plan’, that lead me to read the document at http://bit.ly/i21ppX. The approach paper is…See More
Jan 13, 2011
K N Vajpai updated their profile
Jan 13, 2011
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Jan 13, 2011
K N Vajpai left a comment for Annuradha Vanniarachchy
"On REDD+ implementation and issues you may like to read detailed note at http://chimalaya.org/2011/01/11/redd-and-promoting-synergies-for-climate-change-mitigation-and-adaptation/"
Jan 11, 2011
K N Vajpai posted a blog post

Quest that Change"the veracity of development in Himalayan mountains...

In the New Year, I wish to share my blog with you "Quest that Change"the veracity of development in Himalayan mountains.. at http://vajpai.org !The blog reads... "Looking upon present trend of development and socio-environmentalchanges in Himalayan Mountains, it is expected that the ongoingdownstream migration from Himalayan region will be at peak by 2050, toseek food, water and livelihood. On other hand there will be increasedefforts and…See More
Jan 7, 2011
K N Vajpai commented on MikeShanahan's group Climate change
"In the New Year, I wish to share my blog with you "Quest that Change"the veracity of development in Himalayan mountains.. at http://vajpai.org !The blog reads... "Looking upon present trend of development and…"
Jan 7, 2011

Profile Information

Country:
India
What do you do?
Editor, Researcher
Organisation
Climate Himalaya Initiative www.climatehimalay.net
Fields of interest
science, agriculture, water, climate change, biodiversity, sustainable development
Email address
knvajpai@climatehimalaya.net
Website:
http://vajpai.org
Languages
English
Please introduce yourself and explain why you want to join this network. Membership may be denied for people who do not answer this question in sufficient detail
A native of Himalayas, my work and interest remained in these mighty and beautiful mountains. A seasoned professional, worked on various environment and development issues over decade in India and its mountains. Trained in various ecosystem approaches in water resources, bio-diversity, farming and climatic issues. At present work on an initiative, called 'Climate Himalaya Initiative' http://chimalaya.org , and involved in developing the first phase of knowledge networking and partnership among interest groups.

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Who Cares-God can only save them..

During January, I wrote an article on the preparedness of our government and agencies in disaster preparedness (Link>>) in Himalayan region of Asia. And  now we could see… Continue

Posted on March 25, 2011 at 14:00

Urban Water and Sanitation: Who cares about Poor?

The city development planning and judicious resource allocation in most of the cities in South Asian countries is a big challenge.  Among the basic amenities, water and sanitation remained the core concern that lead to health problems, livelihood losses and an impediment to economic growth.  Given the population growth and… Continue

Posted on March 25, 2011 at 13:57

How does it Matter to my Social values and Environmental Ethics?

You might have come across, as I, the ‘social values’ and ‘environmental ethics’, while your interaction with people in various organizations and institutions across development sector (d-sector) i.e. social and environmental domains. I am talking about our public sector… Continue

Posted on March 25, 2011 at 13:52

Lest our ideas are recognized

There are instances when we come through important and practicalthoughts and ideas in profession, while on other hand we come acrossgeneric statements as well.

I was going through a note from an important consultation approachpaper titled ‘Inputs from the Civil Society Consultations on RuralWater and Sanitation for the Approach Paper to Planning Commission’s12th Five Year Plan’, that lead me to read the document at http://bit.ly/i21ppX. The approach…

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Posted on January 13, 2011 at 14:00

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