International Conference on

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

Kathmandu, Nepal
11 - 13 April 2017

Ganesh Thapa

Dr Ganesh Thapa is currently a Visiting Scientist at the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD). He is also a Board Member of the Mountain Institute (TMI), Washington D.C. and the Asia-Pacific Agricultural Policy Forum (APAP). He worked for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) from 1998 to 2014 as the Regional Economist for Asia and the Pacific Region and as the Country Programme Manager for North Korea from 2008 to 2011. Prior to this, he has worked as Country Director for Winrock International in Nepal and as a Senior Economist for the Ministry of Agriculture, Nepal. He has a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from Cornell University, USA and a MS in Agricultural Economics from the University of the Philippines. He has undertaken research and published books and articles on risks, vulnerability and poverty reduction; microfinance; indigenous peoples; impact of new agricultural technologies; agricultural marketing; and food security.