Prof. Dr. Punya Prasad REGMI

Prof.Dr.Punya Pd. Regmi

Citizen of Nepal; Born on June 7, 1960

Married; One son and two daughters

Fluent in written and spoken English, Nepali and Hindi; notions of Thai (spoken)

Permanent Residence:

Narayan Municipality-3, Dailekh District, Bheri Zone, Nepal

Mobile Phone: +977-9851067238

Email: punyaregmi@gmail.com

Country Visited: Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Canada, China (Hong Kong) Finland, Germany, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, USA, and Vietnam.

Current Affiliation

Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science (IAAS),  Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

Education:

Ph.D. (1999): Institute: Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

Program: Agriculture Conservation and Rural Development

Field of Study: Regional and Rural Development Planning

Dissertation Title: Agricultural Development through Eco-restructuring in Different Ecological Zones across Nepal.

M.Sc. (1992): Institute: Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

Program: Human Settlements Development Planning

Field of Study: Rural and Regional Development Planning

Thesis Tile: Economic Analysis of the Farming Systems in Shivanagar Village of Nepal: A Linear Programming Approach.

B.Sc. Ag. (1985): Institute: Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Rampur Campus, Chitwan, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Elective: Agricultural Economics

B.L. (1989): Law Campus, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

I.Ed. Ag. (1980): Education Campus, Nepalganj, Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

S.LC. (1978):        Tribhuvan Highschool Dailekh, Board/HMG, Nepal.

Publications:

Books

Siemon R. Hollema, Punya Prasad Regmi, and Man Bahadur KshertiThe Food Security Atlas of Nepal, National Planning Commission, Government of Nepal; United Nations World Food Program; and Nepal Development Research Institute, First Edition: July 2010, ISBN 978-9937-2-2529-8.

Punya Prasad Regmi, Jaggannath Adhikari and Tom WoodhatchPassage to India – Migration as a Coping Strategy in Times of Crisis in Nepal: Implications for WFP ResponsesUnited Nations World Food Program; and Nepal Development Research Institute, December, 2008, ISBN 978-9937-2-2529-8.

Punya Prasad Regmi (Agriculture Economist, Team Member), Food and Agricultural Markets in Nepal, UN-WFP/FAO, Nepal, February 2007.

Punya Prasad Regmi, Tracer Study of UEM Graduates, SEA-UEMA Project (CIDA-AIT Partnership Project), 2006.

Karl E Weber, Punya P. Regmi, Pritam Krishna Shrestha, and Ranjan Prasad Shrestha, Tracer Study of AIT Alumnae and Alumni with German Scholarship or Fellowship, 1972-1999, Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Developennt (BMZ) Federal Government of Germany through GTZ-AIT Cooperation Project Office, Bangkok, 2002, ISBN 974-8202-90-9.

Punya Prasad Regmi, Impact Assessment of WOREC’s Program, Women Rehabilitation Center, Kathmandu, 2000.

Laboratory Manual for Farm Management, Devi. Prasad Gimire and Punya Prasad Regmi, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Nepal, 1993.

Myat Htay Kyi, Izel Ann Mojado-Dante, Madhav P. Ghimire, Ganesh B. Pandey, Punya P. Regmi and Karl E. Weber, Environmental Studies – A Bibliography of Publications Accessible through the AIT Library, Compiled by, Human Settlements Development Program, The School of Environment, Resources and Development, Asian Institute of Technology, 1993, xv, 418 p., ISBN 974-8209-73-3 (“HSD Reference Material”, 25).

Articles:

Dhakal C. K., P. P. Regmi, I. P. Dhakal, B. Khanal, & U. K. Bhatta. 2013. “Livelihood vulnerability to climate change based on agroecological regions of Nepal”.  Global Journal of Scientific Frontier Research Agriculture and Veterinary, USA.  Vol. 13 (11) Version 1:47-53.

Dhakal C. K.  P. P. Regmi, S. Barsila, B. Khanal, U. K. Bhatta, S. R. Barsila & B. Acharya.  2013. “Perception, impact and adaptation to climate change: An Analysis of livestock system in Nepal”. J. Anim. Sci. Adv., Global  Researchers Journal. Turkey ; 3(9): 462-471.

Dhakal C. K., P. P. Regmi, I. P. Dhakal, B. Khanal, & UK.  Bhatta. 2013. Determinants of Livestock holders’ adaptive capacity to climate change in Gandaki river Basin, Nepal. Proceedings Book of ICEFMO, 2013, Malaysia. Handbook on the Economic, Finance and Management Outlooks. (ISBN: 978-969-9347-14-6). Pak Publishing Group and Asian Economic Society. Pp. 255-263.

 S.Sapkota, S.Pandey, P.P.Regmi, SK Sah, B.P.Tripathi (2012). Effect of climate change on rice farming and its coping strategies. The Economic Journal of Nepal. Vol. 35, No.1. January-March 2012.

 S.N. Sapkota, B. P. Tripathi, Punya Prasad Regmi, Shrawan K. Sah (2012). Improved seed use and difference on rice production in Kavre district of Nepal. Agricultural Research and Reviews. Wudpecker Research Journals.

S.Sapkota, P.P.Regmi, S. Pandey, B. Tripathi and S.K. Sah (2011). Prospects and constraints of formal rice seed systems in Nepal. Agronomy Journal of Nepal.

Paudel I. H., P. P. Regmi, J. P. Dutta, and P. K. Shrestha, On-Farm Conservation of Agricultural Biodiversity: A Case of Rice Bean Landraces from Ramechhap District of Nepal,  Agriculture Development Journal, ISSN: 2091-0738 (Print) ISSN: 2091-0746 (Online), Volume 7 (July 2010).

Punya Prasad Regmi, Landscape Elements and Agricultural Issues in the Border Villages of Eastern Nepal, Nakul Chhetri, Bhandana Shakya, and Eklabya Sharma (Eds.), Biodiversity Conservation in the Kanchenjunga Landscape, Section 3: Socioeconomic and Livelihoods Aspects, June, 2008, International Center for Integrated Mountain Development, Kathamndu, Nepal, pp. 83-89.

Punya Prassad Regmi, Macroscopic View of Mountain Resources and Livelihoods in the Hindu Kush-Himalyan Countries, Paper Presented in the International Conference on Emerging Issues on Research and Development, April 4-6, 2007, Kathmandu

Punya Prasad Regmi, “Eco-restructuring: A New Development Paradigm for Sustainable Development”, The Springtide, Second Annual Issue, 2001, pp. 1-4.

Punya P. Regmi, Karl E. Weber and Rainer Loof, “Importance of Irrigation in Ecological Restructuring: Empirical Evidence from Nepal”, Water Resources Journal, Vol. 52, 1st quarter, ST/ESCAP/SER.C/204, March 2000, pp. 29-38 (international refereed journal).

Punya P. Regmi and Karl E. Weber, “Problems to agricultural sustainability in developing countries and a potential solution: diversity.” International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 27, Nos. 7/8/9/10, 2000, pp.788-801 (Essays in honour of Clement Allan Tisdell, Part VIII – part of a comprehensive multiple access information service; full text accessible via the Emerald Library http://www.emerald-library.com) (international refereed journal).

Abdulai Awudu and Punya Prasad Regmi, “Estimating Labor Supply of Farm Households under Nonseparability: Empirical Evidence from Nepal”, Agricultural Economics, Vol. 22, No.3, 2000, pp. 309-320 (international refereed journal).

Punya P. Regmi and Karl E. Weber, “Eco-restructuring: a holistic methodological framework for sustainable agricultural development”, Outlook on AGRICULTURE, Vol. 28, No. 1, 1999, pp. 35-41 (international refereed journal).

Punya P. Regmi, “Agriculture and Technology: A Case Study of Small Farmers”, Water Nepal, Journal of Water Resource Development, Vol. 5, No. 1, January 1997, pp. 101-108.

Punya P. Regmi and Karl E. Weber, “Achieving Sustainable Agriculture Through Recognizing Gender Roles: Some Salient Points”, Gender, Technology and Development, Vol. 1, No. 2, 1997, pp. 225-245 (international refereed journal).

Punya P. Regmi and Karl E. Weber, “Sustainable Agriculture Development for Small Farmers in Nepal: Myth or Reality?”, Outlook on Agriculture, Vol. 25, No. 2, 1996, pp. 89-94 (international refereed journal).

Punya P. Regmi and Karl E. Weber, “Modeling Farm Plans Using Linear Programming”, Journal of the Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Vol. 16, 1995, pp. 39-45.

Weber Karl E., Madhav P. Ghimire and Punya P. Regmi, “Essay en Lieu of an Introduction”, in Environmental Studies: A Bibliography, pp. 1-18, Bangkok: Asian Institute of Technology, 1993.

Punya Prasad Regmi “DES UKALOTIRA KI ORALOTIRA” in Nepali language, which can be translated as “Country Upwards or Downwards”, Panchayat, Year 6. No. 7, 1988, pp. 18-26.

Research Reports:

Punya Prasad Regmi, Gopal Bahadur Thapa, and Hari Bhattarai, Baseline Study for Impact Assessment of National Integrated Pest Management Program of Nepal, UN-FAO/PPD/IAAS, 2011.

Farhad Ahmed and Punya Prasad Regmi, Study on Ttransport Constraints in Western Nepal (Karnali Highway Transport Corridor), UN-WFP, DFID, and ITT, December 10, 2009.

Punya Prasad Regmi (National Consultant), Agriculture Market Survey in Nepal, UN-WFP/NDRI, 2009.

 Punya Prasad Regmi (Team Leader / International Consultant / Researcher), Tracer Study of AIT Graduates (2003 to 2008), Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 2009.

Punya Prasad Regmi (Team Leader / International Consultant / Researcher), Tracer Study of AIT Graduates with Norwegian Scholarship (2005 to 2008), Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 2009.

Punya Prasad Regmi (National Consultant), Study of Karnali Employment Program ILO/WFP/NDRI, 2009.

 Punya Prasad Regmi (National Consultant), Agricultural Market Study in Nepal, UN-WFP/FAO, 2006.

Punya Prasad Regmi (Team Leader/International Consultant), Tracer Study of UEM Graduates (1999 to 2005),  Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, 2005.

Punya Prasad Regmi (Team Leader), Benefit-cost Analysis of Citrus Production and Marketing in Nepal, Ministry of Agriculture, 2005.

Punya Prasad Regmi (Consultant), Economic Analysis of Vegetable Farming, Ginger Production, Irrigation, and Goat Raising in Palpa Nepal, Helvetas-Nepal, October, 2004.

Punya Prasad Regmi (Consultant), Economic Analysis of Vegetable Production and Irrigation Pond in Dalilekh Nepal, Helvetas-Nepal, October, 2004.

Punya Prasad Regmi (Team Leader), Establishing Linkages between Self-Employment and Vocational Training in Nepal, Training for Employment (TfE), a Swiss Agency for Development and Co-operation (SDC) project implemented by Alliance Nepal in “trust”, October 2004.

Punya Prasad Regmi (Team Leader) Development of Poverty Monitoring Systems Indicator, Socioo-Economic and Ethno-Political Research and Training (SEEPORT)/CECI for Micro Impact of the Macro Policy Adjustment Third Phase Project funded by IDRC., 2004.

Punya Prasad Regmi (Team Leader) Study on Landless, Dalits,  Migrants and Gender Issues, Socioo-Economic and Ethno-Political Research and Training (SEEPORT)/CECI for Micro Impact of the Macro Policy Adjustment Third Phase Project funded by IDRC., 2004.

Punya Prasd Regmi (Team Member), Project Benefit Monitoring and Evaluation System for the Department of Livestock Services, Third Livestock Development Project, 2004.

Punya Prasad Regmi (Team Member) Evaluation of the Food Security, Skill Development and Micro-finance Program of PLAN-Nepal, 2004.

Punya Prasad Regmi, (Consultant), Developing Transboundary Conservation Landscape in Eastern Himalays, ICIMOD, Kathmandu,  2003.

Punya Prasad Regmi (Team Leader), “Cross Border Trafficking of Boys” ILO/IPEC/WOREC, 2002.

Punya Prasad Regmi (Team Leader) Study on Quality Standards Adopted by Public and Private Technical Training Providers under SDC funded Training for Employment (TFE) Project, Nepal, 2002.

Punya Prasad Regmi (Team Leader), Satya Narayan Tiwari, Shanta Man Shakya, Dinesh Kumar Singh, and Durga Devkota, “A Case Study on Appraising Self and Externally Initiated & Supported Community Development Models, Local Governance Bridging Phase Program, UNOPS/UNDP through Social Mobilization Experimentation and learning Center Institute of Agriculture and animal Sciences, Rampur, Chitwan, December 2001.

Punya P. Regmi (Author), Importance of Eco-restructuring for the Sustainable Agricultural  Development in Nepal”, UNU/IAS Working Paper No. 50, the United Nations University, Institute of Advanced Studies, Tokyo, Japan, 1998.

Karl E. Weber and Punya P. Regmi, Progress and Evaluation Report 1995 – 1996, Plan of Operations 1996 – 1997, The Canadian International Development Agency, Asian Institute of Technology – Canadian Universities Consortium Partnership Project, Asian Institute of Technology, 1997.

Karl E. Weber and Punya P. Regmi, Progress and Evaluation Report 1994 – 1995, Plan of Operations 1995 – 1996, The Canadian International Development Agency, Asian Institute of Technology – Canadian Universities Consortium Partnership Project, Asian Institute of Technology, 1996.

Karl E. Weber, Punya P. Regmi and Somprasong Viseskosin, Progress and Evaluation Report 1993 – 1994, Plan of Operations 1994 – 1995, The Canadian International Development Agency, Asian Institute of Technology – Canadian Universities Consortium Partnership Project, Asian Institute of Technology, 1995.

Punya P. Regmi (Team Leader), Study on the Extent of Adoption of New Farm Technology and the Economics of Production in Paddy, Wheat, Maize and Mustard- A Case Study of Narayanpur Panchayat, Chitwan, IAAS Research Report 1985 – 1991, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Rampur, pp. 295-302, 1993.

Punya P. Regmi (Team Leader), Impact of Agricultural Credit on the Level of Input Used and Agricultural Productivity – A Case Study of Shivanagar Panchayat, Chitwan, IAAS Research Report 1985 – 1991, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Rampur, pp. 375-382, 1993.

 Punya P. Regmi (Team Member), Comparative Analysis of Two Sajha Sansthas in Chitwan, Nepal, IAAS Research Report 1985 – 1991, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science, Rampur, pp. 467-480, 1993.

 Seminar Papers Presented:

Punya P. Regmi and Karl E. Weber, “Eco-restructuring Towards Sustainable Agricultural Development”, a Poster Paper presented to the Twenty-third Conference of International Association of Agricultural Economists, Sacramento, California, USA, August 10-16, 1997.

Punya P. Regmi, “Sustaining Agriculture Through Eco-restructuring”, a Paper presented to Forum Engelberg, 8th International Conference on the Theme of Food and Water: A Question of Survival, 18-21 March, 1997, Engelberg, Switzerland.

Punya Prasad Regmi, “Agricultural Systems in Nepal”, A Brown Bag Seminar, October, 27, 1997, at the UNU/IAS, Japan.

Punya Prasad Regmi, “Eco-restructuring of Areas Under Agriculture in Different Ecological Zones”, November 14, 1997, a seminar given at the UNU/IAS, Japan.

Punya Prasad Regmi, “An Overview of the Agricultural Systems in Nepal”, January 9, 1998, A Special Seminar given at the Center for Ecological Research, the University of Kyoto, Japan.

Punya Prasad Regmi, “Eco-restructuring of Areas Under Agriculture in Different Ecological Zones”, January 12, 1998, a lecture given in the Fifth Session of Regional Development Lecture Series, UNCRD, Japan.

Punya Prasad Regmi, “Eco-restructuring of Areas Under Agriculture in Different Ecological Zones”, January 16, 1998, a seminar given at the Department of Agriculture and Agricultural Life Sciences, the University of Tokyo, Japan.

Punya Prasad Regmi, “Ecological Zones and Agricultural Systems in Nepal”, March 16, 1997, a seminar given at the Department of Agricultural Economics, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerland.

Punya Prasad Regmi, “An Assessment of Nepalese Agricultural Systems from the Sustainability Point of View”, May 13, 1998, a seminar given as the Principal Speaker at the First Study Meeting for 1998 of Regional Research Institute of Agriculture in the Pacific Basin (RRIAP), Shonan Campus of College of Bio-resource Sciences, Nihon University, Japan.

Punya Prasad Regmi, “Importance of Eco-restructuring for the Agricultural Sustainable Development in Nepal”, May 25, 1998, a Working Paper Presented at the UNU/IAS, Japan.

Punya P. Regmi and Karl E. Weber, “Eco-restructuring Approach to Foster Diversity and Development in the Third World Countries for the Next Millenium”, XVIth World Conference, organized by the World Futures Studies Federation and sponsored by UNESCO, Bacolod,  Philippines, December 5-8, 1999.

Regmi, Punya P. and Karl E. Weber, “Achieving Ever Better Futures of the Mountain and the High Mountain People of Nepal through Eco-restructuring: A Holistic Method for Sustainable Development.” Paper presented at the international seminar entitled The Quest for the Futures: A Methodology Seminar in Futures Studies organized by the World Futures Studies Federation and the Finland Futures Research Center in Cooperation with the Finnish Society for Futures Studies and the Finland Futures Academy, Turku, Finland, June 12-15, 2000.

Regmi, Punya P. and Karl E. Weber, “Eco-restructuring Approach to Reconcile Mountain Farming Systems: Empirical Evidence from Nepal.” Paper presented at the XXIVth International Conference organized by the International Association of Agricultural Economists on Tomorrow’s Agriculture, Incentives, Institutions, Infrastructure and Innovations, Berlin, Germany, August 13-18, 2000.

Regmi, Punya P. and Karl E. Weber, “Eco-restructuring Approach for Sustainable Development.” Paper presented at the International Conference organized by various NGOs and INGOs on Surviving Crisis, Rebuilding Resistance: Women’s Struggle for Sustainable Development in South Asia, Kathmandu, Nepal, September 11-14, 2001.

Regmi Punya Prasad, Transboundary Landscape Ecology in the Eastern Himalayan Corridor of Nepal, The 8th Biennial Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics, Montreal, Canada, July 11-14, 2004.

Regmi Punya Prasad, Mountain Resources and Sustainable Livelihoods
in Hindu Kush-Himalayan Region, Hiroshima University, Japan, 27 October, 2006.

Regmi, Punya Prasad, Land use Planning as a Non-structural Mitigation Measures of Landslide Risk in Nepal, a paper presented to the National Training Courses on Landslide Risk Management Workshop under Asian Program on Regional Capacity Enhancement for Landslide Impact Mitigation- RECLAIM Phase II, and jointly organized by Kathamndu University School of Management and Department of Road Geo-Environmental and Social Unit, Nepal, June 18-20, 2008.

Training and Workshops Participated:

First Annual Workshop on Pedagogy, USAID/IAAS, Rampur, 1986.

Seminar on Effective Training Research Methodology in Agriculture, USAID/IAAS, Rampur, 1987.

Training on Teaching and Research Methodology Held at Pakhribas Agriculture Center, USAID/PAC/IAAS, 1988.

GIS Mini Workshop from 3 – 7 May, 1993, at the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.

International Workshop on Sustainable Agricultural Development, 14-17 December 1993, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.

PC Based Geographic Information System (Using ARC/INFO), Sponsored by RESTEC/NASDA of Japan from 13 November 1995 to 24 November, 1995, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.

South Asian Network Development for Environmental Economics (SANDEE) Course on Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Sponsored by SANDEE, October 30 to November 16, 2003, Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand.

 Employment Records:

 Position : Professor,  Department of Agricultural Economics, Institute of Agriculture and Animal Science (IAAS), Tribhuvan University, Nepal.

Major responsibilities

Teaching:

  • Natural Resource Economics (3+0) – Postgraduate Program
  • Research Methods in Social Sciences (3+0) – Postgraduate Program
  • Statistics for Social Sciences (2+1) – Postgraduate Program
  • Technical Writing (2+0) – Postgraduate Program
  • Farm Management, Production Economics, and Planning (2+1) – Undergraduate Program
  • Survey Research Methodology (2+1) – Undergraduate Program
  • Agricultural Marketing and Price Policy (2+1) – Undergraduate Program
  • Nepalese Agricultural Problems, Prospects and Strategies (1+0) – Undergraduate Program
  • Agri-business Management and Marketing (2+1) – Undergraduate Program.
  • Social Mobilization and Community Development (3+0) – Undergraduate Program

Dissertation / Thesis Guidance

  • Agriculture Marketing
  • Agribusiness
  • Resource economics
  • Food security and rural livelihood
  • Community forestry
  • Impact assessment
  • Poverty alleviation/ Rural urban partnership
  • Social Mobilization and community development

Master Dissertation Guide as an External Examiner

  • Tourism and Terrorism
  • Dairy faring
  • Poverty
  • Sericulture
  • Socio-economic condition of street children

Coordination / Facilitation

  • Head, Department of Agricultural Economics
  • Coordinator, Social Mobilization Experimentation and Learning Center
  • Chairman, Subject Committee, Agricultural Economics
  • Coordinator, Policy Studies Program, NDRI, Kathmandu
  • Member, Management and Development Council, IAAS/TU
  • Position: Vice- Chairman

Period: 25 October 2011 to 24 October 2015

Institution: Youth and Small Entrepreneur Self Employment Fund (YSEF), Ministry of Finance, Government of Nepal

Major Responsibility

  • Accepting and submitting proposals to the YSEF board and implementing decisions made. Using fund to its best possible and coordinating with other stakeholders. Approval of loans and monitoring as well as supervision of the loan disbursed through different banks, financial institutions and cooperatives.
  • Position: Visiting Faculty / International Consultant/Researcher (25 August 2008 to 25 February, 2009), Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand. The main responsibility was to conduct Tracer Study of AIT graduates and to teach Statistical Analysis through SPSS in RRDP/SERD for the post postgraduate students.
  • Position: Visiting Professor

Period: October to December 2006

Institution: Hiroshima University, Japan

Major Responsibility

  • Teach the course, Mountain Society, Environment, and Development, for the post postgraduate student.
  • Position: Adjunct Lecturer (January to April 2001), Research Specialist I (23 August 1999 to December 2001) and Research Associate (February, 1993 to 22 August, 1999)

Institution: Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

Major Responsibilities

Teaching

  • Applied statistics for development planning (Postgraduate Program)
  • Selected aspects of core and required courses of the Regional and Rural Development Planning Field of Study to students enrolled in the Bridging Program, September Term 2000
  • Linear programming
  • Geographical Information Systems (for trainees from various countries)

Research

  • Environmental studies
  • Eco-restructuring for sustainable development
  • Appraising small scale farms in Northeast Thailand
  • Tracer study of AIT Alumni with German Fellowships and Scholarships

Project Management / Coordination

  • Assisting CIDA/AIT-CUC PP Manager in managing, coordinating, and monitoring a CDN$ 7.5 million CIDA funded AIT – Canadian Universities Consortium Partnership Project and producing quarterly and annual reports.
  • Assisting the GTZ-AIT Cooperation Project Principal Adviser & Team Leader in administration and management, by standing in for the Administrative Officer (employee doctoral student on study leave to do dissertation research).
  • Background paper for the GTZ Perspective Paper Thailand on “Strengthening Local Development Potential Program for Chumphon Province, the Gateway to Southern Thailand”.
  • Position: UNU/IAS Ph.D. Research Fellow

Period: October 1997 to June 1998

Institution: The United Nations University / Institute of Advanced Studies, Tokyo, Japan

Major Responsibilities

  • Working for Eco-restructuring of Areas Under Agriculture in Different Ecological Zones
  • Working paper entitled Importance of Eco-restructuring for the Sustainable Agricultural Development in Nepal, UNU/IAS Working Paper No. 50, the United Nations University, Institute of Advanced Studies, Tokyo, Japan, 1998.
  • Coordination of in-house academic programs, workshops, Brown Bag seminars and symposiums.
  • Facilitated the United Nations Frame-work Convention for Climate Change, COP3, 1-10 December, 1997, Kyoto, Japan as an UN Secretariat.
  • Delivered Seminars on Eco-restructuring in many academic and research institutions in Japan.
  • Position: Visiting Researcher

Period: December 1997 to June 1998

Institution: Graduate School of Agriculture and Agricultural Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan.

Major Responsibility

  • Research activities related to Eco-restructuring of Areas under Agriculture in Different Ecological Zones under the supervision of Dr. Koichi Fujita
  • Position: Visiting Scholar (March 1998)

Institution: Department of Agricultural Economics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, ETH, Switzerland

Major Responsibilities

  • The main objective of the visit was of twofold, econometric analyses of the field data collected for my dissertation research and writing a journal article entitled Estimating Labor Supply of Agricultural Households under Non-separability: Empirical Evidence from Nepal under the supervision of Professor Dr. Peter Rieder and Dr. Awudu Abdulai
  • Position: Science Teacher

Period: February – June 1985

Institution: Bhairab Secondary School, Dailekh, Nepal.

 Major Responsibilities

Teaching Science for grade 8, 9, and 10; besides this, I was also responsible for the extra-curricular activities in school.

Computer skills:

  • Frequently used softwares include Microsoft Word, WordPerfect, Lotus, HG, Exel, SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Science Research), CARP (Computer Assisted Regional Planning), XA (for Linear Programming), AutoCAD, ARCVIEW as well as ARC/INFO.

 Professional affiliation

  • International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE)
  • International Society for Ecological Economics
  • World Futures Studies Federation (WFSF)
  • Association of Agriculture Economists, Nepal
  • Society for Agricultural Scientists, Nepal
  • Nepal Development and Research Institute
  • Society for Highland Development, Nepal
  • Editorial Board, IAAS, Journal, Nepal
  • Agricultural Association, Nepal
  • University Teachers’ Association Nepal
  • AIT Alumni Association
  • PhD Association of Nepal

Resource Person in the Training Programs

  • A Six Week Training Program on Application of PC Based RS/GIS in the Management of Tropical Forest organized by GIS Application Center, SERD, AIT, Bangkok, Thailand, 18 March to 26 April, 1996.
  • A one-day training on Developing Development Indicators organized by Women’s Rehabilitations Center, Kathmandu, Nepal, 8 June 2001.
  • A two week training on Gender, Resources, and Technology Management for Sustainable Development organized by Himalayan College for Agricultural Sciences and Technologies (HICAST), Kathmandu, Nepal, 10 to 25 February, 2002.
  • A two week training on Participatory Program Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation organized by Development Vision, Kathmandu, Nepal, 10 to 21 May 2002.
  • A one-day workshop on Role of Local Body in the Implementation of Animal Slaughter and Meat Examination Act organized by Business Promotion and Research Center, Kathmandu, Nepal, 9 June 2002.
  • A week Training on Proposal Writing for the Senior Government Officers of Nepal organized by Business Promotion and Research Center (BPRC), Kathmandu, June, 2003.
  • Several Trainings Organized on PRA, RRA, and RMA at IAAS, Rampur Chitwan, during 2003 to 2011.

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