Speaker's Profile

Madhav Karki

Dr Karki is a Natural Resources Management and Climate Change Adaptation expert with more than 35 years of experience in South Asia and HKH region. His current positions are: a) Advisor, IDS-Nepal; b) South Asia Chair, IUCN/Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM); c) Task Force and Expert

Member, Indigenous and Local Knowledge and Policy  Guide & Catalogue Support Group, IPBES/UN; and d) Coordinating  Lead  Author, Urban  Eco-system,  AR3-2  UCCRN,  Columbia University.  He  worked  as  the Deputy Director General, ICIMOD during 2005-12 and Senior Program Officer, IDRC (1995-2005). He wasthe Campus Chief and Asst. Dean of the Institute of Forestry, Nepal.