Namaste and welcome to my personal website!
I am currently a Postdoctoral Research Officer in the School of Environment, Natural Resources and Geography at Bangor University. I work in the ESPA-funded project P4ges. I am an environmental social scientist with over 10 years of policy-oriented research experience in developing countries in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa in socio-economic and institutional aspects of biodiversity conservation, natural resource management and utilisation, customary land and tree tenure systems, and gender, poverty and rural livelihoods. The focus of my work is primarily on the poverty-environment-livelihoods nexus.
I am also associated with ForestAction Nepal as a Research Fellow, and with the Centre for Ecology Law and Policy (CELP) in the UK as a Research Associate.
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