The Stakeholders Consultations, Workshop, and Training on Kathmandu Clean Air Programme (KCAP) in Kathmandu
3-7 April 2023
The AIT RRC.AP lead the Stakeholders consultation workshop on 2-7 April 2023 in Kathmandu, Nepal. Present among the key stakeholders were FHI360, Tribhuvan University, ICIMOD, MinErgy, and USAID of the USAID Clean Air (or Kathmandu Clean Air Programme (KCAP)). The consultations were aimed to strengthen collaboration and partnership for the implementation of the USAID Clean Air activities.
A workshop on Air Quality Monitoring and Emission Inventory was organized by USAID Clean Air (FHI360) in partnership with the Ministry of Education Science and Technology, Government of Nepal on 5 April 2023. A total of 59 participants including organizers, academia, policymakers, international organizations, and private sectors attended the workshop. The AIT team played a pivotal role as resource persons. The workshop discussed the establishment of the Consortium of Atmospheric Researchers in Nepal (CARN). CARN aims to provide scientific and technical support to USAID Clean Air.
An Emission Inventory Training Workshop was organized during 6-7 April 2023 by FHI360, Tribhuvan University, and AIT. The training workshop covered key factors and processes involved in conducting the emissions inventory and demonstrated and provided hands-on training on an Excel-based tool to develop EI for key sources. A total of 26 participants (10 male and 16 female) from various organizations working on air pollution in Nepal have participated in the workshop.