KOICA-Colombo Plan Joint Fellowship Program – Waste Management & Renewable Energy in Response to Climate Change, 20 October- 9 November, 2016


An international Training programme on “Waste management and Renewable Energy in response to Climate Change” was organized by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) under KOICA-Colombo Plan Joint Fellowship Program from 20 October to 9 November, 2016 in Seoul, South Korea.

Sixteen (16) Government officials involved in Environmental projects from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Fiji, Maldives, Pakistan,  PNG, Sri Lanka,  and Vietnam participated in the training. The training on Waste Management was a unique event under the Programme for Environment which was aimed at improving capacity building for public officials of Colombo Plan member countries.


The training was imparted by National Institute of Environmental Human Resources Development, Ministry of Environment, Republic of Korea, the official training Institute in Korea for environment and climate change. The programme was intended to  build policy making ability and develop capacity by sharing Korea’s experiences on policies and technologies in the field of climate change response, renewable energy and waste management;


The KOICA’s Fellowship Program also included a ‘Country Report’ session where participants got an opportunity to share their country experience and efforts with other participants and Korean experts. It aimed to provide appropriate solutions and insights to the identified problems and issues of their countries. The participants have also prepared an  action plan identifying each country’s current problems and proposed solutions for implementation in their countries.

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