International Conference on

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

Kathmandu, Nepal
11 - 13 April 2017

Naresh Sharma

Naresh Sharma is Chief of Climate Finance Management Section at Ministry of Population and Environment, Government of Nepal. He is also the National Programme Manager of Nepal Climate Change Support Programme (NCCSP) which is implementing Local Adaptation Plans for Action (LAPA) in 87 Village Development Committees and 7 municipalities of mid and far-western development regions of Nepal. In addition to this, he is also coordinating the National Adaptation Plan Formulation Process in Nepal in the capacity of 'NAP Coordinator'. 

Sharma has served at various level of government and in different parts of the country. He has sound knowledge, skills and expertise on agriculture economy, climate change adaptation, and formulation of policies, strategies and plans.  He has been an active player in the national policy and practice shaping on policy instruments in climate change adaptation in Nepal. In the year 2016-17, he chaired the Adaptation Fund Board- a funding entity established under the UNFCCC. 

Sharma has been actively engaged and negotiating in the UNFCCC negotiation as a party delegates from Nepal since 2010. He holds master's degree in Environmental Science.