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Avash Pandey

SSA - HIMAP Analyst, Livelihoods

My role at ICIMOD

My role currently focuses on rolling out the HKH Assessment Report and promoting the concept of regional cooperation for sustainable mountain environments.

Avash Pandey

Q:

How do you protect the pulse of the planet?

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My work protects the pulse of the planet since regional cooperation is critically essential to protecting the global asset that is the HKH. This regional cooperation is facilitated through our work providing evidence through our monitoring and assessment of the current physical and socioeconomic dynamics of the region. This scientific evidence is an important resource for policymakers from where they can strategize their national poli cies on the basis of the most up-to-date information on climate change and other considerations.

Q:

What is your favorite part of the work you do at ICIMOD?

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The multicultural and multidisciplinary setup working in climate-related, environmental and social science.

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What are you passionate about?

A:

I am passionate to work to save the environment and bring justice and equity for the entire biosphere.

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My qualifications

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I hold Master’s degrees in both Environmental Management and Sustainable Development and International Finance. I  have experience working in the climate change adaptation, disaster risk reduction, water resource management, education and private sectors within Nepal and outside.