Chinese Universities offered Pakistani students fully funded scholarships to enhance their research capacity to combat the climate crises, Nanjing University of Information Sciences and Technology is also offering scholarships in the field of Climate Change and Environmental Governance.
The Young scientists from Pakistani universities in the field of climate change and climate risk studies would be admitted to the university for research. The Environmental Change Postdoctoral positions would also be offered.
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Climate Change Impact
As Pakistani economic system is also based on Agriculture and for this water is an essential component. Therefore, this research would focus on overcoming this climate change impact and reducing water shortage in Pakistan.
Talking about scholarships, Professor Dr Tong Jiang of NUIST and Executive Director for the Research Institute of Climatic and Environmental Governance said, “The department is offering fully funded scholarships in the field of Climate Change and Environmental Governance”.
NUIST is collaborating with NUST and MoU has been signed to foster collaboration in scientific research and exchanges of students and faculty. The research cooperation is also being expanded with other prominent universities of Pakistan.
The professor added, “Our new project in Pakistan is focused on water shortage and tipping points about climate change. Pakistan suffered great losses due to heavy floods last year and is now facing high temperatures and drought”.
He said that Pakistan’s economic system is also based on Agriculture and for this water is an essential component. This research would focus to overcome this climate change impact and reducing the water shortage.
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The industries in Pakistan would be shifted from cities to industrial areas, converting the system to renewable energy, increasing the use of affordable public transport system, planting trees, and better management of livestock and waste from cities.