Mr. Buddi Sagar Poudel
Institution: Ministry of Forests and Environment
I obtained my Master's Degree in forestry science from Tribhuvan University, Nepal and joined the Nepal Forest Service in 2004 as a Conservation Officer. I undertook training in wildlife management from Wildlife Institute of India. I received my Doctoral Degree from Charles Sturt University, Australia in 2016 for the work on "pastoralism and animal ecology". I have more than 20 years of expertise and experience in forest management, forest resource assessment, carbon measurement, wildlife monitoring and conservation, protected area management, REDD-plus and climate change adaptation. I am involved in programmes and projects dealing with climate change adaptation in Nepal. I am currently working as a Chief of the Climate Change Management Division of the Ministry of Forests and Environment, Government of Nepal, and also serving as National Focal Point to the UNFCCC.
Relevant skills on climate change adaptation:
Ecosystem-based adaptation, coordination and planning, implementation of adaptation projects, locally-led adaptation, stakeholder engagement, vulnerability and risk assessment.