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A national consultation workshop on ‘Brick Sector in Nepal - National Strategic Policy Actions’ was jointly organized by ICIMOD, FNBI, and MinErgy on 26th May 2017 at Hotel Radisson, Kathmandu. A draft report on National Strategic Policy Actions, which is expected to provide decision makers necessary tools and information for effective policy formulation and policy implementation to transform the brick-making sector, was presented in the workshop for further discussion, feedback and refinement. The workshop also provide a platform to identify common issues/challenges, share on-going efforts and good practices and discuss on possible future actions to improve brick kiln conditions.
The report details the outcomes of the policy workshop.
Brick, a commonly applied conventional construction material, is produced in about 1,000 kilns in Nepal, attracting approximately $37 million investment in the sector. Brick kilns, mostly adopting...