The Bureau of Oceans and Global ecological and Scientific AffairsвЂ™ (OES) workplace of Environmental Quality and Transboundary Issues in the U.S. Department of State (DOS), announces the Notice of Funding chance (вЂњNOFOвЂќ) for tasks beneath the вЂњAir Quality in Southern AsiaвЂќ project.
The вЂњAir Quality in Southern AsiaвЂќ project promises to recognize and build capability of targeted sectors that subscribe to polluting of the environment in South Asian nations to cut back the duty of smog also to market a broad variety of u.s. technologies, policies, and research which will finally allow us to inhale cleaner air. Possible goals for technical help and capability building could add: increased energy savings and energy that is clean; increased effectiveness of stone kilns, that are crucial for infrastructure development in Southern Asia; farming technology, regulations and techniques that will reduce polluting emissions; transportation-related policies and laws; as well as other sectors. Things within sectors would add both federal government and private-sector, motivating them to look at laws and practices that may reduce emissions that are polluting.
Program objectives: the purpose of the вЂњAir Quality in Southern AsiaвЂќ project would be to raise the monitoring and regulatory ability to deal with polluting of the environment and develop National Action Plans (NAPs) in Southern Asia. (more…)