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Neera Shrestha Pradhan

Programme Coordinator - SWaRMA, River Basins and Cryosphere

My role at ICIMOD

I have been working with ICIMOD since July 2010 as a subject specialist and programme coordinator. I bring more than 20 years of experience in the field of river basin management, community-based adaptation, disaster risk reduction, environmental management and impact assessment, and freshwater conservation and management. Before joining ICIMOD, I worked at IUCN Asia Regional Office, IUCN-Nepal, and WWF Nepal, implementing projects in various countries. I have published several scientific peer-reviewed papers, journal articles, and book chapters. My academic journey has enhanced my understanding of physical as well as social science, and my professional career has given me a platform to work with local communities, practitioners, academics, policymakers, and scientists.

Neera Shrestha Pradhan

Q:

How do you protect the pulse of the planet?

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“Every drop counts.” Being a water professional, I do my best to conserve and make wise use of water, and save it for future generations.

Q:

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

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I am excited to be implementing projects jointly with new partners in Afghanistan and China, and going beyond my comfort zone to learn more about mountains and people.

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What are you passionate about?

A:

I am passionate about touching people’s lives and making a difference with my work.

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My qualifications

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I hold a PhD from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences, an MSc from the Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, and a BE from the National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, India.

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