Regional Media Training Workshop: Air pollution, its sources and impacts, and mitigation options


  • Kunda Dixit 

Kunda has a Masters in Science in Microbiology and also a Masters in Journalism from Columbia University. He has worked for the BBC and Inter Press Service and headed Panos South Asia covering the Asia Pacific region. He is also visiting faculty in the Media Studies Department of Kathmandu University.
His book, “Dateline Earth: Journalism As If the Planet Mattered” has been translated into six Asian languages and is used by journalists specializing in environmental issues and climate change. He has also curated a trilogy of books on the Nepal conflict. He can be reached at 


  • Ramyata Limbu 
    Ramyata Limbu is head of operations at Panos South Asia, an organization working closely with media to encourage and facilitate public discourse and debate on a wide range of issues. She is the director of the Kathmandu International Mountain Film Festival (KIMFF) and has also worked as a political officer for the United Nations Mission in Nepal. A veteran Nepali journalist, Ramyata has worked as a correspondent for various national and international publications. She co-directed and produced several award-winning independent documentaries including “Daughters of Everest” which followed the first team of all women, Nepali Sherpa climbers to ascend Everest; “The Sari Soldiers” about the conflict in Nepal told through the stories of six women; and “Drawing the Tiger” an intimate portrait of a rural Nepali family which premiered at Hot Docs Toronto 2015. She can be reached at