Institute of Himalayan Environmental Research and Education (INHERE)
The Institute of Himalayan Environmental Research and Education (INHERE) is dedicated to sustainable development in the Himalayan mountain region – its People, Environment and Economy . With its main office at Masi, Almora, in the picturesque Ramganga valley of Kumaun region of Uttarakhand in India, INHERE is working for holistic development of the region with active involvement of local communities since 1982. At INHERE, we have continuously striven to be an open and a learning organization, inculcating an organizational culture to achieve effectiveness and excellence.
We have been working to undo the great damage done to the fragile Himalayan ecosystem by
Agriculture is the base of the region’s economy. More than seventy four per cent of the total work force is involved
Rural Livelihoods fetching decent incomes are important to enable women and men in rural areas fulfill
Safe drinking water, water for domestic use, for cattle and for crops is a basic requirement as well as
The health facilities are inadequate and limited in the area. It is not easy for the poor and sick in mountain
INHERE has worked as a Resource Centre for the promotion of elementary education focusing on
Climate Change is a global concern. The Himalayan mountain region with its fragile ecology and a
Appropriate technology focusing on the poor and on needs of people in mountain areas is a felt need.