​Capacity Building has been one of the major priority areas identified during consultations on the Phase III implementation of the Malé Declaration on Control and Prevention of Air Pollution and Its Likely Transboundary Effects for South Asia. Accordingly, two training workshops on emission inventory, emission scenario and modeling were held in 2006 and 2007 respectively. And the third follow up training was held at the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand from 28th January to 1st February, 2008.  Seventeen participants from the Government Agencies of all eight Male' Declaration participating countries dealing with the environment and meteorology attended the training. Representatives from Stockholm Environment Institute - York (SEI-Y), International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE), Institute for Environment and Sustainability (European Commission), and the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI) were present as the resource persons.