Kathmandu University (KU) is a public autonomous university in Nepal. It is the third oldest university in Nepal, located in Dhulikhel of Kavrepalanchok District, about 30 km east of Kathmandu. It was established in 1991 with the motto "Quality Education for Leadership." KU operates through its seven schools, and campuses in Dhulikhel, Patan, Lalitpur and Bhaktapur.
KU is a member of the following work packages:
Mapping existing policies and government programmes in each country that relate to nitrogen and its impacts. Identifying key individuals and discovering more about the policy process
Surveys will investigate how farmers use nitrogen to better understand how they make decisions on nitrogen use with both crops and livestock. This will help make sure solutions to reduce pollution are socially and culturally acceptable
Examines how nitrogen air pollution affects lichen diversity and how this impacts local communities
Focus on creating a Massive Open Online Course in the 8 national languages of the South Asian countries
Collating data and identifying gaps, bringing together many data sets in one place, to create detailed maps on nitrogen pollution in the atmosphere around South Asia. From this nitrogen budgets can be developed to help direct policy making
Monitoring and mapping air pollution to work out where the sources of nitrogen pollution are as well as predict how this may change in the future