The State of the Himalayas Social Enterprise has been set up to report to the stakeholders among the mountain communities, national and global academics and policy makers of the state of the Himalayas- the economic, social and environmental sides of it. It promotes Nepal’s need to embrace sustainable development. This social enterprise has this far published annual reports, made documentaries and other communication materials. The enterprise works closely with the Ministry of Population and Environment, and other civil society stakeholders.
Economic Viability: The Not-For-Profit Social Enterprise develops information and research materials as per the requirement of the stakeholders, and get compensated for its efforts by HCI’s other initiatives and enterprises as well as agencies that benefit from such publications.
There are numerous small and big issues in the Himalayas causing hindrance to its development. Some positive developments are definitely expected to occur through the efforts made under this program as it develops and deploys compelling communication materials and portrays the issues of the Himalayas to the entire world.Dawa Steven Sherpa, MD, Asian Trekking
Though Himalayas are the asset of the nation, problems faced by this region are and have remained un-addressed for many years now. The in-depth research oriented program, The State of The Himalayas, helps our problems reach to the concerned stakeholders, and paves way that the problems get solved.Apa Sherpa, World Record holder who climbed Mt. Everest 21 times