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Saturday, September 16, 2023

Department of Environmental Sciences’ Research Students Received “National Climate Action Award”


Research Students of the Department of Environmental Sciences (AWKUM), Ms. Farzeen Sajid, Mr. Luqman Hakeem, Mr. Adil Khan received National Climate Action Award for their contributions in promoting environment-friendly biomass briquettes making from agro-wastes in nomadic communities living in Mardan. The idea is the outcomes of the research works carried out under the supervision of Dr. Shams Ali Baig, Associate Professor at the Department of Environmental Science, AWKUM.  The research team had conducted a month-long awareness campaign and demonstration sessions during November-December 2022 in the targeted communities with the support of Pakistan Red Cresent Society (PRSC).  

The research team received the National Climate Action Award from UNDP Pakistan and SDGs Academy Islamabad, Pakistan, in the ceremony “National Youth Policy Dialogue on Climate Change” help on September 13, 2023, at Marriot Hotel Islamabad. His Excellency Mr. Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem AlZaabi (Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Pakistan) and Mr. Khalil (Federal Minister for Human Rights and Women Empowerment) and the Chairman of SDGs Academy Pakistan were the guests of honor in the ceremony.

The Department of Environmental Sciences, AWKUM congratulates the research team for their incredible accomplishments.

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