The Eleventh seminar of the series ‘Himalaya, Climate Change and Development’ was organized on December 27 2015 (2:00-4:00 PM) at Local Development Training Academy (LDTA), Jawalakhel.

The seminar was delivered by Dr.Dinesh Paudel from Appalachian State University, North Carolina, USA. His current research focuses on the politics of development, post-earthquake reconstruction, natural resources and rebellious politics in Nepal. The broad theme of the talk was  the interconnectedness between the idea of disaster capitalism, the post-earthquake reconstruction and climate change in Nepal.

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This seminar is a part of British Academy supported initiative, the key aims of which are to enhance capacity in the partners on political transition and environmental change research, to understand the role of research in conflict resolution, and to train a new generation of Nepali and UK scholars equipped with research expertise for tackling complex social-environmental issues.
Seminars are held approximately every two months over a 24 month time frame.