Organizers Overview 
& 
Programme Highlights 
Basudev Upadhyay 
RTKC Coordinator 
Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal 
basu...
RTKC a brief into.. 
RTKC Nepal at glance … 
Estd. in Nov 2012, under the roof of CRT/N 
with support from GACC led by UNF...
RTKC Nepal at glance … 
Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal (CRT/N)
Nepal Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
Programme Overview - Day 1 
Session Title Resource Person 
Opening Session: Introduction Session Ms. Kaushila Rai, CRTN 
G...
Programme Overview - Day 2/3 
Session: Integrating Field and Lab Testing 
Theme: Identification of the needs of field test...
ICS Regional Knowledge Sharing and Networking Workshop, 18-20 August 2014; Programme Overview from the Organisers
ICS Regional Knowledge Sharing and Networking Workshop, 18-20 August 2014; Programme Overview from the Organisers
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ICS Regional Knowledge Sharing and Networking Workshop, 18-20 August 2014; Programme Overview from the Organisers

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The introductory presentation, presented on behalf of organisers at the opening session of "ICS Regional Knowledge Sharing and Networking Workshop", held on 18 August 2014

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ICS Regional Knowledge Sharing and Networking Workshop, 18-20 August 2014; Programme Overview from the Organisers

  1. 1. Organizers Overview & Programme Highlights Basudev Upadhyay RTKC Coordinator Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal basudev@crtnepal.org
  2. 2. RTKC a brief into.. RTKC Nepal at glance … Estd. in Nov 2012, under the roof of CRT/N with support from GACC led by UNF , Washington DC, USA The cookstoves laboratory was inaugurated in the presence of Dr. Mrigendra Raj pandey and Prof. Dr. Govind Raj Pokharel on 6 June 2013 Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal (CRT/N)
  3. 3. RTKC Nepal at glance … Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal (CRT/N)
  4. 4. Nepal Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
  5. 5. Programme Overview - Day 1 Session Title Resource Person Opening Session: Introduction Session Ms. Kaushila Rai, CRTN Group Photography Coffee break ICS Policy Session ICS Embedded National Policies 1. Nepal 2. India 3. China 1. Mr. Nawa Raj Dhakal Asst. Director, AEPC 2. Prof. Dr. Rajendra Prasad, IIT Delhi 3. Prof. Rangie Dong CAU China Pannel Discussion Chaired By Mr. Ram Prasad Dhital and Moderated by Mr. Suman Basnet Development Partners Perspective of ICS Testing 1. ENERGIA: International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy, Ms. Soma Dutta 2. SNV Representative – Mr. Saroj Rai 3. UNDP rep. from Bhutan, Mr. Nawa Raj Chhetri 4. Mr. Sandeep Kohli The World Bank (to be confirmed) Lunch Break Sharing on Testing Experience – Purpose of testing? Methods Used? Results obtained? How do they support National Policies?What is the relationship with ISO IWA? Session chaired by Prof. Dr. Krishna Raj Shrestha 1. Ms. Shovana Maharjan, RTKC Nepal 2. Prof. R Prasad IIT India 3. Mr. Gulliaume Monceaux, GERES Cambodia 4. Dr. Zhou, China Agriculture University Role of key parameters and standard units for evaluation of biomass cookstoves Dr. Perumal Raman, TERI, India Nepal National Bench Mark Mr. Prajwal Raj Shakya PO, AEPC Qustions and Answeres Coffee Break Session Chair/Facilitator: Prof. Tami Bond Small Group Breakout. Each group contains development partners, RTKC representatives, policy makers Discussion Subject: Integrating Stakeholders Perspectives on National Policy Framework Facilitator: i. Mr. Prajwal Raj Shakya, AEPC Nepal ii. Dr. Perumal Raman, TERI India Groups report back and present and dismiss Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal (CRT/N)
  6. 6. Programme Overview - Day 2/3 Session: Integrating Field and Lab Testing Theme: Identification of the needs of field testing guidance document and integration of lab and field test results to quantify stove performance Sharing on Field Testing Experience – Methods Used; Results obtained; Used the result for? (4 presentations from participating Testing Centres) 1. Mr. Bijay R Khanal, RETS Nepal 2. Ms. Shovana Maharjan, RTKC Nepal 3. Gulliaume Monceaux, GERES, Cambodia 4. Mr. Ratnesh Tiwari, IIT Centre for Rural Technology, Nepal (CRT/N) Coffee break Field Testing Protocols - Do we have all the protocols we need? - How can we gain confidence that field performance reflects designed performance? Discussion Facilitator: Dr. P Raman, TERI India Mr. Prajwal Raj Shakya, AEPC Lunch break Discussion: What performance and usage metrics should be examined in the field? Discussion Facilitator: Dr. Zhou, CAU China Mr. Basudev Upadhyay, CRTN Structure of writing Field Testing guidance document - What facets are required? Who can participate? Discussion Facilitator: Tami Bond, University of Illinois Sum up the session Tami Bond, USA Day 3 Session 4: Issues of Stove Testing Centers Theme: Identification of the challenges and opportunities of Testing Centers in the S. Asian Region Experience Sharing on Strength, Weakness, Challenges, Opportunities of Stoves Testing (Selected Testing Centers) Questions?? Presenters: i. Mr. Gullaume Monceaux, GERES Cambodia ii. Shovana Maharjan, RTKC Nepal iii. Mr. Ratnesh Tiwari, IIT India iv. Mr. Bijay R. Khanal, RETS Nepal v. Dr. Zhou, CAU China Coffee break Continue above Lunch break Infrastructure for ICS Design and Testing Quality Assurance Discussion Facilitator: i. Mr. GullaumeMonceaux, GERES Cambodia ii. Mr. R Tiwari IIT India Sustainability of Testing Centers Discussion Facilitator: i. Dr. Zhou Yuang, CAU ii. Mr. Shekhar Sharma, AEPC Notes from Chair Coffee break Closing Lab visits Dinner

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