- Development of a data base on the various natural resources and socio-economic dimensions.
- To improve knowledge about climate change and the associated risk.
- Studying the traditional knowledge system and its preservation and conservation.
- Modelling and prediction of future trends on the potential impact of climate change on the different sectors.
- Networking with different institutes to share knowledge and expertise.
- To increase awareness of the planners and policy makers about the effect of climate change.
- Training and capacity building for better adaptation and mitigation of climate change impacts.
- Development of regional cooperation to design appropriate strategies and alternative policies for management of the mountain ecosystem in the region.