International Conference on

Understanding Climate Change and Enabling Climate Actions in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Kathmandu, Nepal
11 - 13 April 2017

Dr Nakul Chettri

Dr Nakul Chettri joined ICIMOD in 2002 as a Project Coordinator for Transboundary Biodiversity Conservation and Management. Since then, Chettri has contributed to the field of biodiversity conservation through ICIMOD’s Transboundary Landscape Programme. As a senior biodiversity specialist, Chettri is responsible for helping to formulate strategic plans for conservation and landscape management and for promoting regional cooperation in conservation through participatory conservation planning, policy analysis, and the development of a new policy framework at the landscape level in the Hindu Kush Himalaya. Chettri has an MSc (1995) and a PhD in Zoology (2000) from North Bengal University, India. He is currently leading a team of multidisciplinary professionals working on climate change science, ecosystem services assessment, and biodiversity informatics. He has 100+ publications to his credit, covering a wide range of topics within conservation biology and socio-ecological systems. Before joining ICIMOD, Chettri served as a Fellow at the Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment in its Eastern Himalayan Programme.