International Conference on
11 - 13 April 2017
Dr Eklabya Sharma, Deputy Director General at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), is an ecologist with over 30 years of experience in developing, managing, and implementing programmes mainly on sustainable natural resource management in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region. Dr Sharma is fellows of Indian National Science Academy, National Academy of Sciences - India, and National Institute of Ecology, India. He has more than 180 publications to his credit, including 20 books, with the majority published in peer-reviewed international journals. He served as the Chief Editor of the Journal of Hill Research published in Sikkim and was the Regional Editor for Asia of Mountain Research and Development from Switzerland, and now serves on the international editorial board of this journal. He has supervised seven Ph.D. theses on ecology, primarily dealing with natural resource management of the eastern Himalayas.