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Charcoal, a carbonaceous solid renewable fuel that is obtained as a residue left after the burning of wood and other biodegradable organic matter, is considered an important source of energy for both domestic and industrial purposes. Its demand has
Identifying, testing, piloting, and disseminating mitigation technologies and other solutions to reduce emissions from key sectors, including cooking, brick making, agricultural burning, and transport
The HKH Assessment: Chapter Structure
Norwegian Government and ICIMOD launch wide-ranging Climate and Development programmes in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region
The impact of ICIMOD’s work in 2015 is visible in its ability to work with its member countries to respond to the urgent needs of mountain communities, from investigating a glacial lake outburst flood in Bhutan to quickly responding to the
in Nepal.China ON: Air Quality Monitoring in Nepal 14 Mar 2017, Published in Onward Nepal Air Quality Monitoring Station set up at Ratna Park of Kathmandu 14 Mar 2017, Published in Review Nepal Air Quality Monitor station set up at
Gaps: the Effects of Air Pollution on Human Health 05 Jun 2017 Air Pollution and the problems associated with it have gained the attention of people in the Hindu Kush Himalaya and the world at large. As more studies reveal the linkages
Solar powered irrigation pumps (SPIP) provides an alternative technology that has been tested widely in the region and has been found to be a technically proven and workable solution and is suited for all categories of farms – large holder, small
As part of an Atmosphere Initiative research, Manisha Mehra, a research associate at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) and the 2016 recipient of the Atmosphere Initiative PhD Fellowship, is undertaking an
Buddhi Prasad Sapkota is a faculty member and PhD student at Tribhuvan University (TU), Kathmandu, Nepal. He is an ICIMOD PhD Fellow.
Arshini Saikia is a PhD candidate at the Centre for Atmospheric Studies, Dibrugarh University, India and was a PhD fellow for the ICIMOD PhD Fellowship 2016.
ICIMOD’s Energy Work in the Past
ICIMOD’s Senior Air Quality Specialist, Dr Prakash Bhave, delivered a special presentation about careers in environmental engineering at the British School (TBS) in Kathmandu on 27 August 2014.
Participation in other sessions
Disseminating knowledge to the broad public through websites, articles, film, and other outreach activities, while building a network of scientists and practitioners across the region that share data and knowledge, and collaborate across borders.
Within a short span the project results showed the vast potential for saving fuel and greenhouse gas emissions, reducing indoor air pollution, and freeing up time spent in collecting fuel, especially by women, for productive activities.