The Institute of Himalayan Environmental Research and Education (INHERE) is dedicated to sustainable development in the Himalayan mountain region – its People, Environment and Economy. INHERE focuses on conservation and sustainable use of natural resources,  diverse safe and nutritious food, sustainable rural livelihoods, water and sanitation and above all community empowerment. Working with small mountain communities, INHERE reaches out in solidarity to international and global communities, movements and activities sharing common concerns in endeavour to create a better world.

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INHERE works for people centered sustainable process of development based on security, equity and harmony in society with equal opportunity and participation of women and men.


Exploring, supporting and providing opportunities of development for a better quality of life to socially and economically marginalized mountain people, especially women. 

Leading and creating sustainable development models.  INHERE is committed to sharing its learning, experiences and development ideas with the wider community of socially and economically marginalized across the world and fellow development organizations to contribute to an economically, socially and environmentally just and equitable global society.

Legal status

Registered under Society Registration Act. 1860, GOI 
Registered under Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) 1976, GOI 
Registered under 12A of Income Tax Act 
Registered under 80 G of Income Tax Act


Climate Change 
Water and Sanitation

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