Dr. Sarba Raj Khadka


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Natural Resources Management (e.g., Agriculture, forest, water, fisheries, other land resources)

Mr. Sarba Raj Khadka, a resident of Dailekh district (Pradesh 6, Mid-Western Development Region) of Nepal, has been engaging in development sector as a civil society actor, development practitioner, researcher, human rights defender, academician and social development activist since long.  He has been active at local, national and international levels’ development policy discourses and practices, mainly in the areas of peoples’ empowerment, social mobilization, livelihoods, governance and resources management. He possesses more than 25 years of extensive experience, knowledge and expertise in development planning and management for quality results. His PhD thesis in Natural Resources Management awarded in 2007 by the School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD) of the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand, is grounded in original research on agriculture and forestry resources management of Nepal.


Suvas Chandra Devkota

M.Sc. in Natural Resource Management


Over 22 years of experience on Natural Resource Management especially Forest Sector especially on capacity building, planning, policy facilitation, livelihood improvement and climate change REDD+ and ecosystem based adaptation.

Experienced on policies making process of forestry sector and taken part in both national and international seminar, workshops, meetings. Experienced on project management as a project director / project manager.


Prakash Koirala

Executive Director (IDS NEPAL)


Involved with the organization IDS Nepal since 2003, Prakash Koirala has been critical in the growth and progress of IDS Nepal as a leading NGO. Mr. Koirala’s extensive experiences in management, coordination and project implementation in different sectors – both from the community and central levels – have led him to take on an executive role within the organization. In addition to overseeing daily operations within the head office, Mr. Koirala monitors all projects, which entails frequent visits to the field.


Prabesh Devkota

Chief Executive Officer- Yodea Incorporation Pvt. Ltd.

Chief Operating Officer -ETA Consult Pvt. ltd.


With a diverse set of experiences in various fields including Information Technology, Financial Analysis and Research, M . Devkota has been working at the executive level for Yodea Inc. and ETA Consult since past couple of year.


Rajan Aryal