On behalf of Tribhuvan University, Institute of Forestry, the Campus Chief of Pokhara Campus, Prof. Binod Prasad Heyojoo represented in COP27 at Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt from November 10 to 12, 2022. Prof. Heyojoo participated in a preparatory meeting for a joint side event organized by the IAEA, Bolivia, Nepal and UNEP under the IAEA technical cooperation project INT5156 “Building Capacity and Generating Evidence for Climate Change Impacts on Soil, Sediments and Water Resources in Mountainous Regions”
The side event was aimed to share the insights into the climate change impacts on soil, sediments, water and cryosphere dynamics in mountainous regions, highlighting local communities’ pressing concerns of fresh water scarcity and loss of quality, and growing lowland water demand worldwide. Prof. Heyojoo, one of the panelists in the event presented on “The importance of mountains for water supply of billions of people, specifically for the Himalaya region”.
The recording of the event can be viewed in
and the details of the event is covered in