About Host and Organizer
Kathmandu Institute of Applied Sciences (KIAS) is a non-profit multidisciplinary research organization founded by a group of scientists with proven excellence in research that ranges from biodiversity, climate change to development of new technology for biological and chemical analyses. Currently, KIAS has seven centers for excellences. Major aim of KIAS is to serve our society and nation via scientific research. KIAS aims to foster knowledge based intervention to tackle with existing and emerging challenges faced by people. To realize this goal, KIAS conducts multidisciplinary research devoted to specific problems through its specified research centers. Apart from regular research, KIAS organizes trainings and workshops, and science outreach programs including short-term schools and conference targeting students, researchers and scientists. Furthermore, KIAS encourages dialogue among academia, practitioners and decision makers to share evidence-based solutions to real-world problems. The MoChWo is one of the initiatives that aim to serve as a major networking outlet for people working on sustainable mountain development. If you are interested in becoming a part of the MoChWo conference in coming days, please contact us for more details.