DAMBAR BAHADUR THAPA

Executive Member

DAMBAR BAHADUR THAPA is the executive member of The Partners Nepal since the inception of 2012, and he was a former Senior Program Officer at The Mountain Institute in natural resource management. Mr. Thapa holds M.Sc. in Natural Resource Management.

Mr. Thapa’s work included Conservation of Protected Areas, where he has served as warden responsible for the Bung Sector of Makalu-Barun National Park and Buffer Zone. He was also responsible for community-based conservation focused on natural resources, conflict management, alpine pastures, and community-based alpine conservation and restoration both in Sagarmatha National Park and Makalu-Barun National Park.

Mr. Thapa has served as an Assistant Forest Officer at the Department of Forest under the Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation. He was there for four to five years in this capacity to manage natural resource component. Mr. Thapa has over 20 years of experience in participatory natural resource management, community development programs, Climate Change Adaptation and involved to carry on the Government initiated “Local Adaptation and Planning of Action (LAPA).

Dambar Thapa