Basundhara Bhattarai

Ms Bhattarai has in interdisciplinary background covering natural resources management and development studies. Her research explores human- environmental interface with a focus on social and economic empowerment of the poor women and men dependent on natural resources for livelihoods. She has extensively worked in Nepal and to some extent in India on issues related to […]

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Ashwini Chhatre

Ashwini Chhatre is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, with research interests broadly centered on the dynamic cross-scale interactions between democratization, economic development, and environmental governance. Ashwini has a Ph.D. in Political Science from Duke University and spent 11 years working with local communities and social movements […]

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Andy Hall

Dr. Andy Hall is a science technology policy analyst with a PhD from The Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex, UK. His area of expertise is agricultural innovation and he has undertaken extensive research on innovation processes and policies in both Asia and Sub Saharan Africa.He is currently employed as a senior researcher at […]

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Josh Gellers

 Josh Gellers, PhD, LEED Green Associate, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Florida. His research focuses on environmental law and policy in general, and environmental rights in particular. In his dissertation, Josh used mixed methods, including field work in Nepal and Sri Lanka, […]

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Kalpana Giri

Dr. Kalpana Giri specializes in gendered relations in environmental governance, innovation approaches, livelihoods, tenure, migration and climate change in South and East Asia. She earned PhD in environmental governance and politics from the University of Natural resources and Applied Life Sciences-BOKU, Vienna. She has worked for several Nepal-based and international agencies over the past eight […]

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Mainul Hasan

 Md. Mainul Hasan is currently employed in the Patuakhali Science and Technology University, Bangladesh and holding a position of Associate Professor in the Department of Agricultural Botany. He received PhD in Crop Production and Cropping System from University Putra Malaysia and MSc research in Integrated Watershed Development and Management from Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. […]

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Madhav Karki

Mr. Madhav B. Karki, Ph.D, is a Natural Resources Management and Climate Change Adaptation Specialist, and he is currently working as the Executive Director of the Centre for Green Economy Development, Nepal (CGED-Nepal) and the Advisor (Natural Resources Management and Climate Change) of the Integrated Development Society, Nepal (IDS-Nepal) based in Kathmandu. He is also […]

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Neelam Pradhananga

Dr Neelam Pradhananga is a cultural anthropologist and heritage policy analyst. Her core interests are climate change adaptation and social justice in reference to collaborative planning and policy for sustainable heritage conservation in South Asian cities (particularly in Nepal and India). Neelam has a PhD from the University of Newcastle, Australia. Her doctoral research investigated […]

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Khagendra Prasai

Khagendra Prasai holds a Masters degree in Philosophy from University of South Florida and Anthropology from Tribhuwan University. He is engaged in various Research works and serves as consultant in several projects. Previously, he was Assistant Professor in Kathmandu School of Law, Bhaktapur and Sagarmatha Multiple College, Kathmandu. He was also the Project Director of […]

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Poshendra Satyal

Dr Poshendra Satyal has fourteen years of experience in interdisciplinary research, teaching, consultancy and project management in environment and development sector. He is currently a Senior Research Associate at the School of International Development of the University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich, UK. He is also an affiliate member of the Open Space – […]

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Krishna K. Shrestha

Dr Krishna K. Shrestha is Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at School of Social Sciences at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia. He holds a PhD in Geography and a Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Higher Education) from the University of Sydney Australia, a Master of Environmental Engineering Management (MEEM) from University of […]

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Rasheed Sulaiman

Dr. Rasheed Sulaiman was trained as an agricultural extension specialist. He is an internationally recognised authority on the reform of agricultural extension and the applications of innovation systems perspectives in extension planning and has published widely in his field of specialisation. He is currently the Director of the Centre for Research on Innovation and Science Policy (CRISP), […]

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