The Sustainable Nitrogen Management Resolution was adopted in the 4th UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) held in March 2019, moved under the leadership of India. Spearheaded by Sri Lanka, in October 2019, the ‘Colombo Declaration’ was adopted by a group of member states with an ambition to halve nitrogen waste by 2030. The declaration urges countries to make comprehensive assessments of nitrogen policy, its management, and scientific aspects to move towards sustainable nitrogen management. This report contributes directly towards these actions for South Asia.
SACEP & SANH (2022) South Asian Regional Cooperation on Sustainable Nitrogen Management, Nitrogen Pollution in South Asia: Scientific Evidence, Current Initiatives and Policy Landscape, SANH Policy Paper PP1, Colombo & Edinburgh