Dr. Doris Montecastro of the Chemistry Department of Ateneo de Davao University led the regional workshop on the first step of the Guidance Framework Roadmap for Better Air Quality in Asian Cities conducted by Clean Air Asia in Manila from March 1-3, 2016.
The workshop, co-led by Dr. Kim Oanh of the Asian Institute of Technology, was the first of two Guidance Framework regional training activities to be conducted by Clean Air Asia for this year, and Clean Air Asia designed the workshop “to support countries and cities in improving their air quality management capabilities to address the growing air pollution problems throughout Asia.”
National and city-level environment ministry and agency representatives from the Philippines, China, Mongolia and Vietnam attended the workshop.
Dr. Montecastro is a faculty member of both the Environmental Science program and the Department of Chemistry of the University. She also is a Senior Researcher at the University Research Council (URC) and was tapped by Clean Air Asia as one of the Air Quality Experts in Asia.