The Bangladesh Air Pollution Management Project (BAPMAN) is an institutional building project between the Norwegian Institute for Air Research (NILU) and the Clean Air and Sustainable Environment Project, Department of Environment (CASE/DOE), funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD). The project has a 3 year duration to begin Fall 2010, with the following tasks (Work Segments):WS1: Emissions.
Development of an in-house capability of Bangladesh for emission inventorying, together with completed inventories for Dhaka and Chittagong.WS2: Monitoring.
Introduction of state of the art monitoring and laboratory procedures together with training of local staff in their application.WS3: AQM Tools/Models.
Tools, training and experience in use of pollution dispersion modelling for air quality management purposes.WS4: Health Impacts.
Development of a fundamental capability in air pollution health impact assessment, the assembly of health impact information for Dhaka, development of cost effective air pollution control scenarios.