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Dipak Bishwokarma

2019-2020 University of Chicago Scholars


Project Manager, Practical Action





Dipak Bishwokarma is a development practitioner and researcher who works to support government initiatives that aim to reduce the risks of climate change on vulnerable communities, develop effective governance systems in the changing context of federalization in Nepal, and facilitate the creation of inclusive public policy especially on environmental issues, disaster risk reduction, and community resilience. He provides technical support to local communities as they take on local level management of forests and trains these community members on enterprise development and non-timber forest product management.