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The Changing Himalayas
Acknowledgements Publication details
This paper is a further development of the ICIMOD Technical Paper Published by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
‘The Melting Himalayas’, published in 2007. The present version was GPO Box 3226, Kathmandu, Nepal
prepared as a Perspective Document for the 5th World Water Forum Copyright © 2009 ICIMOD All rights reserved
in Turkey in March 2009. The authors are very grateful for the hard
work put in by the editors Joyce Mendez and Susan Sellars-Shrestha
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and the ICIMOD publications team. The production of this paper was
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of Foreign Affairs. The authors would like to thank all those who
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Alton Byers** - pg9, Nick Cregan* - pg7, Inderpreet Sandhu*- pg3,
The views and interpretations in this publication are those of the author(s).
Shuchita Sharma*- inside cover, Alex Treadway - cover page, pgs13,
They are not attributable to ICIMOD and do not imply the expression of
17, 19, 23, Thomas Reineke*- pg12, Robert Van Waarden* - pg11,
any opinion concerning the legal status of any country, territory, city or
Xu Jianchu - pg14 area of its authorities, or concerning the delimitation of its frontiers or
boundaries, or the endorsement of any product.
* Entry from the digital photo contest ‘Mountains and People’ organised by ICIMOD
and APMN/Mountain Forum in 2008. Details of the competition can be found at
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**Provided by Alton Byers under The Mountain Institute/ICIMOD cooperation

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