August 18, 2014
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal

18-20 August 2014
Kathmandu, Nepal

ICS Regional Knowledge Sharing and Networking Workshop aims to bring together Biomass Testing laboratory representatives from South Asian region and share the ICS testing issues amongst all and discuss on the strength, weakness, opportunity and challenges of the participating testing centers. The workshop will also aid for brainstorming on the field testing guidance document as the New Work Item Proposal (NWIP) for field testing guidance has been passed and will be added to the TC 285 Program of Work by the Committee Secretariats.

The workshop will be organized jointly by RTKC at Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal and Nepal Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (NACC) in coordination with Alternative Energy Promotion Centre (AEPC), under Ministry of Science Technology and Environment (MoSTE), Government of Nepal (GoN) and with support from Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves (GACC) and University of Illinois, Urbana-Campaign.

Expected participants are stove testing laboratory representatives, stoves testers, researchers, ICS designers, manufacturers and other ICS related stakeholders from the South Asia Regions: China, India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Mongolia, Cambodia, Indonesia and other interested countries.


Basudev Upadhyay
Coordinator, RTKC Nepal
Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal (CRT/N)
Bhanimandal, Lalitpur
G.P.O. Box 3628, Kathmandu, Nepal
Tel.: +977-1-5530071, 5544758, 5547627
Fax: +977-1- 5532962