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Researcher attends workshop in Hawaii to present on monsoon season in Nepal

By Thomas O’Malley, Technical Writer
Adaptation for Climate Change by Livestock Smallholders in Gandaki River Basin, Nepal

  • Researchers shared project results with an expanded regional/pacific audience
  • Researchers established new relationships with potential future partners and collaborators

Dr. Madan Lall Shrestha made a visit to Honolulu, Hawaii early the summer of 2014 to present a paper on monsoons in Nepal, and the challenges they bring about in the context of climate change, at the Takio Murakami Memorial Symposium on Tropical Meteorology and Monsoon. The trip also gave Dr. Shrestha, Academician at the Nepal Academy of Science and Technology and Co-PI at Small Earth Nepal, an opportunity to honor the well known monsoon scientist Takio Murakami, who passed away last year.

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