Geology for Global Development

Himalaya Conference

Event: The Lost World of Ladakh: Reclaiming the Past, Sustaining the Future

THE LOST WORLD OF LADAKH: RECLAIMING THE PAST, SUSTAINING THE FUTURE Venue: The Geological Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BG. 24 October 2014, 5.30pm – 8.30pm The Geological Society recently co-organised an international conference in Leh, the capital of the historic Himalayan kingdom of Ladakh. Sustainable Resource Development in ...[Read More]

Guest Blog: Reflections on the Students’ Education Program, Ladakh, June 2014

Celia Willoughby is an undergraduate geography student at University College London. In June 2014 she joined the GfGD team in Ladakh (India) to support the ‘Sustainable Resource Development in the Himalayas’ work – focusing on the hazards education course. Here she shares her reflections on the experience… Ladakh is a beautiful and remote region in Jammu and Kashmir State, ...[Read More]

Friday Photo (126) – Nyoma Residential School (Ladakh)

GfGD, IERT (University of Jammu), and Teachers/Students from Nyoma Residential School A post-teaching photograph in the heart of the Indian Himalayas, with the Indus River in the background. Students had recently undertaken a one-day course on glaciers and climate change, landslides and earthquakes. Read more about the project in a collection of posts with this tag. Credit: Geology for Global Deve ...[Read More]

GfGD in the Himalaya (8) – Programme Update

Since we last posted about our programme in Ladakh (India) we have participated in a three-day international conference on sustainable resource development in the region, undertaken a 400 km round trip through the heart of the Himalayan mountains to visit and teach at two remote schools, and learn a lot in the process! We will continue to post more detailed analysis in the coming days/weeks – but ...[Read More]