Science Applications


Training and capacity building are integral parts of the SERVIR-HKH initiative. The initiative organizes trainings in the development and use of science applications for partner institutions and end users to maximize the benefit of Earth observation information and geospatial technology in the region. The initiative provides technical support and conducts customized trainings and shares opportunities according to the need of its regional partners.

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Story Maps

The Panjshir Flood in Afghanistan

Experts working within the SERVIR-HKH Initiative at ICIMOD investigated the 2018 Panjshir flood using remotely sensed imagery...

The World's Highest Mountain Peaks

Interactive visualisation of the highest mountain peaks of the world that are above 8,000 meter from sea level.

Potentially Dangerous Glacial Lakes of Nepal

This map story lists glacial lakes of Nepal that have been categorized as potentially dangerous based on...

Assessing the Agricultural Difficulties in Nepal

This story map describes how farmers are demoralized by the problems that they are facing in the field.


The main objective of SERVIR activities in Afghanistan is to provide technical assistance to the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (GIRoA) by improving the use of technology in water resources, agriculture water use and irrigation management and decision making. The activities are aligned With Strengthening Watershed And Irrigation Management (SWIM) proposal to provide capacity building and technical assistance to improve intra-GIRoA collaboration in natural resource management.

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SERVIR connects space to village by helping developing countries use satellite data to address challenges in food security, water resources, weather and climate, land use, and natural disasters. A partnership of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and leading technical organizations, SERVIR develops innovative solutions to improve livelihoods and foster self-reliance in Asia, Africa, and the Americas. Read More