Open Burning Study: A case study of open burning activities among 3 sample villages in Vientiane Capital

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In 2020, UNDP conducted a study on Open Burning in 3 selected villages in Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR.

The main objective of the study is to understand the problem and the causes leading to open burning and air pollution in Vientiane Capital which can be related to waste management service and other factors.

The study applies Collective Intelligence tools such as sensor data, satellite imagery, micro survey and community consultation workshop.

More interesting findings and insights can be found in the 2-page summary of the study, downloadable through these links: