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Vietnam workshops target greening of the freight sector
Posted : March 28, 2017

The Directorate for Roads of Vietnam (DRVN) conducted an Eco-Drive Dissemination Workshop and the Final Workshop on Phase 2 – Green Freight Project Implementation in Lao PDR and Vietnam on March 14- 15 in Vinh Phuc Province, Vietnam. The workshops were supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) as part of the Core Environment Program… . . Read More


National emission inventory development in Mongolia
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With deteriorating air quality becoming a pressing issue for Mongolia’s government, the necessity to bolster emission inventory (EI) capacity is now a priority. At the first of a series of emission inventory trainings in Ulaanbaatar from March 16-17, Clean Air Asia’s Integrated Programme for Better Air Quality in Asia (IBAQ Programme), in conjunction with the… . . Read More


Plotting courses for Guidance Framework implementation
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Building on the knowledge and skills of pilot countries to implement Clean Air Asia’s Guidance Framework for Better Air Quality in Asian Cities, a five-day workshop helped strengthen the technical capacity of instructors and enabled the identification of potential trainers and opportunities to roll out and expand upon current training modules. The “Course Instructor’s Workshop… . . Read More


Statement of support
Posted : March 22, 2017

Reforming the Taxation Scheme for Petroleum Products and Automobiles in the Philippines Clean Air Asia welcomes the Government’s work to reform the taxation of petroleum products and automobiles in the Philippines.  Such reforms can contribute towards: potentially reducing wasteful consumption of fossil fuels in the transport sector; alleviating rapid motorization by utilizing part of the… . . Read More


Delhi students present air quality solutions for the city
Posted : March 20, 2017

There was no shortage of innovation and creative thinking about air pollution issues among students from the three Delhi schools taking part in the “Train for Clean Air: Clean Air for Kids Project”. At a presentation evening on 23 February, 90 students showcased their projects for an audience that included representatives from the Central Pollution… . . Read More