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Transboundary Working Groups

Policy advocacy

The transboundary working group (TWG) on Policy Advocacy has a critical role in the Koshi DRR Knowledge Hub (KDKH). The group will actively look out for entry points for advocacy and recommendations for key policy and strategies in the three countries – China, India and Nepal. The group will further seek champions of change within the existing and identified system. More importantly, it will closely work hand-in-hand with other TWGs to actively promote policy advocacy for transboundary collaboration between the basin countries for DRR and resilient Koshi Basin.

Policy Advocacy

KDKH TWG policy advocacy

Members

Name Affilition

Abhishek Kumar

State Officer, Bihar, Caritas India

Raju Thapa

General Secretary, DPNet

Qin Liu

Institute of Mountain Hazards and Environment

Gretchen Kalonji

Dean, Sichuan University

Rajiv Sinha

Professor, Indian Institute of Technology

Manohara Khadka

IWMI, Nepal Coordinator

Rakesh Shah

Rakesh Shah, Project Director, Lutheran World Relief

Narayan Gyawali

Programme Director, Lutheran World Relief

Asim Shrestha

Emergency Officer, UNICEF

Preena Shrestha 

Communication Officer, UNICEF

Deepak KC

Senior Programme Officer, UNDP

Sanjay Pandey

Executive Director, Yugantar

Atul Pandey

Patna University, Bihar, India

Nirman Shrestha (IWMI-Nepal)

Researcher, Agri. & Water, IWMI

Su Lijun

Vice-Director, Key Laboratory of Mountain Hazard and Environment, CAS

Abhijit Mukherjee

State Manager, Bihar, Plan India

Vishnu Pandey

Civil Engineer, IWMI

Malin Ahlback

Climate change and environment junior officer at UNICEF Nepal

Sneha Verma

Trainee at DRR and Emergency section, UNICEF.  

Arun B Shrestha

ICIMOD

Finu Shrestha

ICIMOD

Jakob Friedrich Steiner

ICIMOD

Neera Shrestha Pradhan

ICIMOD

Nishikant Gupta

ICIMOD

Mandira Shrestha

ICIMOD

Santosh Nepal

ICIMOD

Kabir Uddin

ICIMOD

Santosh Raj Pathak

ICIMOD

Saurav Pradhananga

ICIMOD

Aditya Bastola

ICIMOD

Min Bdr. Gurung

ICIMOD

Reeju Shrestha

ICIMOD

Yathartha Dhungel

ICIMOD

Kripa Shrestha

ICIMOD

Publications

 

Interlacing of regional water policies, institutions and agreements with livelihoods and disaster vulnerabilities in the HKH region: A case study of Kosi river basin

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Case studies on flash flood risk management in the himalayas: In support of specific flash flood policies

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Geo-hydrological database modeling for integrated multiple hazards and risk assessment in lesser himalaya: A GIS-based case study

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Climate change: Challenges facing India’s poor

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