Kathmandu University News

Mr. Manoj Badu presented his research findings in Burkina Faso, Africa

isms | 28 December, 2010 13:10

As part of an International training program organized jointly by Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and Swedish Hydrological and Meteorological Institute (SMHI), Mr. Manoj Badu, lecturer at the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering of Kathmandu University, presented his research findings on the topic entitled “Assessment of the impact of climate change on human health: A study on the status and trends of malaria and diarrhea with temperature and rainfall variability in Nepal” at a regional seminar in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Africa during Nov. 22 -26, 2010. The research explored the status and trends of those diseases in the last three decades in three major ecological zones of Nepal. The regional seminar was attended by participants from 15 different countries from four different continents in the world. The program also involved field visits to various communities in Burkina Faso aimed at learning the Agroforestry and agricultural practices in the region.
 
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