GIIS Research Associate awarded Green Talents 2021

GIIS Research Associate, Mr. Bibek Raj Shrestha has been awarded as one of the 25 outstanding young scientists and winner of the Green Talents Competition 2021. German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) hosts Green Talents - International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development, annually to promote the international exchange of innovative green ideas within the field of sustainability.


Bibek has pitched research on the smart composting system for organic waste management in urban households. He and his team RIGHTE (Research and Innovation in Governance, Health, Technology, and Environment) plans to build, upscale, and test it before launching it to the community. The research aims to incorporate behavior psychology, technological interventions, and entrepreneurship skills for its sustainability.


He has recently completed the virtual science forum, a week-long course, and will visit Germany in 2022 for a fully funded research stay for 3 months to work on his research idea.


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Twitter handle: @GreenTalents @bibekrshrestha