• View of Mountain Village
  • View of Mountain Village
  • Bamboo artisan
  • Bamboo artisan
  • Beekeeping
  • Capacity building
  • SHG meeting
  • Vermin composting
  • Meeting with expert
  • Micro resivorior

Indian Mountain Initiative (IMI)

Provide Common Platform to Mountain People.
The Indian Mountain Initiative, or In MI in brief, takes into account the Global Mountain scenario and the Regional Mountain scenario.


Nainital Natural (NaNa)

Brand to promote natural himalayan products.


Mountain Environment Development

Journal - Mountain Environment Development

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.

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...

Up Coming Event

Workshop on Youth and Cliamte Change

Central Himalayan Environment Association (CHEA) in collaboration with Freidrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) is organizing three days workshop on Unlocking Potential of Youth in Context of Changing Climate in the Indian Himalayan region (IHR) from 28th to 30th April, 2014 at Uttarakhand Academy of Administration, Nainital.

The workshop is for youths (Young Researchers) to identify approaches to improve research in the IHR focusing on the climatic change. It will expose youth to the climatic stress and challenges that IHR has and also encourage them to take up research in an efficient manner.