Mr Govinda Shrestha is a Programme Assistant in Sustainable Livelihoods and Poverty Reduction (SLPR). He joined ICIMOD in 1995 as Junior Programme Secretary for the Mountain Natural Resources Division. He previously worked as an Administrative Assistant at the Central Agriculture Training Centre, Government of Nepal, a joint project supported by German Technical Cooperation (GTZ). In this role he was responsible for data entry work for Computer Based Agriculture Information System. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities and Social Sciences from Tribhuvan University, Nepal.