Central Department of Environmental Science (CDES) in collaboration with International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) are organizing a half-day national seminar entitled: “Emissions from Open Burning of Agricultural Residue: Stakeholders Consultation” on 24thAugust, 2021 through an online platform. The main objective of the seminar is to bring together various stakeholders – Department of Environment, Department of Agriculture/Ministry of Agriculture, Ministry of Industry, Nepal Agricultural Federation, representatives from pellet industries, farmers, and academia to discuss the current scenario of open agricultural burning in Nepal and potential mitigation solutions, such as the use of residue as a potential alternative fuel source. The seminar is expected to lead to future strategic collaborations to address the issue.

Program Details:

Date: Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Time: 11:00 -13:00

Platform: MS Team