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Atmosphere

Investigating air quality in the Kathmandu Valley: The need for data

What could be behind the deterioration in air quality in the Kathmandu Valley and elsewhere in the HKH? The HKH is ...

Using biomass pellets for brick production: Mitigating air pollution, increasing profits, and encouraging import substitution

Around 1,349 brick kilns in Nepal consume 504,750 tons of coal annually. The use of coal ...

11 Feb 2020 Atmosphere Initiative
Reliable data generation through improved air quality monitoring skills within the HKH

Rising emissions of air pollutants from urban, industrial, and rural sources have been steadily affecting the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) ...

Draft FABKA roadmap highlights future as an independent legal entity

Also in October 2019, members conducted the 4th FABKA meeting in Pokhara where, following rigorous discussions, a roadmap was developed ...

Incubation centre established for R&D of the brick sector in Nepal

The incubation centre will strengthen FNBI’s Technical Resource Development Committee (TRDC), and enable R&D for the continuous refinement of brick ...

Building air quality monitoring skills within the HKH to ensure reliable data generation

ICIMOD’s Atmosphere Initiative together with government counterparts (the Department of Environment in Nepal and the National Environment Commission in Bhutan) ...

Brick sector partnership enhances state of knowledge on science, technology, and policy in Nepal and South Asia

The project conducted interactive trainings and workshops, solicited feedback from the FNBI’s member associations for increased ownership, and mobilized local ...

A more efficient brick sector through collaboration and mitigation actions

At the second Policy and Advocacy Network Asia (PAN) meeting on 20 and 21 June 2019, ICIMOD provided government representatives ...