• Seminar on Earthquake Learning at INSA on August20, 2015
  • View of Mountain Village
  • Village
  • Timber Line Project site
  • Bio Gas
  • Beekeeping
  • Timber line project site
  • Bird Watching
  • Vermin composting
  • Beginning of CHEA: 1983 : Seminar on Environmental Regeneration in Himalaya

Kailash - Truly Sacred

A Brand to promote productes produced by Mountain People residing in Kailash Sacred Landscape. The initiative is under the project Kailash Sacred Landscape Conservation & Development Initiative (KSLCDI).


Nainital Natural (NaNa)

Brand to promote natural himalayan products produced by mountain artisans.

     CHEA is accredited as Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (SIRO), by Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India.      CHEA is Member of Mountain Partnership, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.      Founder Member of Himalayan River Alliance (HIRA).      Member of Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (Facilitation unit based at FAO).      MoU with GBPNIHESD, MoEF & CC, GoI, Kosi-Katarmal, Almora for Lab-to-Land approach.      MoU with Department of Forestry and Environment Science, Kumaon University, Nainital.      Quarterly Receipt of Foreign Contribution.

Thematic Group


Climate Change

with specific reference to Mountains and Adaptation Interventions for Mountain...


Rural Livelihood Initiative

in Mountain regions for reducing Rural Poverty...


Art, Culture & Handicraft

promotion of mountain's Art and craft...


Research & Documentation

of the Mountain and the Regional Best Practices...

News & Activities

19th - 20th February 2017, Pithoragarh. "Follow-up of KSLCD 5th Programme Steering Committee meeting"

28th - 30th December 2016, Gangolihaat. "Diversity - Our Identity Our Heritage" celebrated at Haat-Kalika Heritage Tourism Complex.

17th December 2016, Naini Tal. 36th CHEA's Annual General Meeting held at CHEA office at Nainital

20th Oct 2016 at the Fair light Resort, Nainital. Half day FAO mission team & Civil Society Workshop on Green Agriculture in the landscape both within and arround the Corbet National Park.

30th July 2016, Bhim Tal. Workshop on "Bamboo for Wider Networking and Leveraging Resources" at YMCA, Bhimatal

6th and 7th May 2016, Naini Tal. Workshop on "Transboundary Sharing of Knowledge on Good Management Practices for Yrsa Gumba (Cordyceps sinensis) in KSL India" at Keth and Himkhola villages in Pithoragarh district

21th to 26th April, 2016, Naini Tal. Village level Community Led Total Senitation Awareness Programme in Pithoragarh district

14th April 2016, Naini Tal. 2 days Inception Workshop cum Discussion Meeting at Lake Resort, Naukuchiyatal (Nainital) under National Mission for Himalayan Studies, GBPIHED supported project titled "Indian Himalayan Timberline Project"

Up Coming Event

Workshop on "Connecting Science with Practice and Policy for Resilience Towards Climate Change Risks in Uttarakhand"

27th June 2017 at Doon University, Dehradun. One day workshop on "Connecting Science with Practice and Policy for Resilience Towards Climate Change Risks in Uttarakhand" will be held at Doon University with the support of Indian Himalayan Climate Adaptation Programme (IHCAP), Doon University, and CEDAR. Hon'ble Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat has given his consent to be a Chief Guest of the event. .

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