DAMBAR BAHADUR THAPAExecutive Member
Dambar Bahadur Thapa is an executive member of The Partners Nepal (TPN) since the inception of 2012 establishment. Mr. Thapa was a former Senior Program Officer of The Mountain Institute (TMI) in natural resource management. Mr. Thapa holds M.Sc. in in NRM, NEC under Pokhara University, (Thesis ongoing).
Mr. Thapa’s work included from Conservation of Protected areas, where he has served as warden responsible for Bung sector of Solukhumbu during Makalu-Barun Conservation Project establishing the 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 Department of Forest under Ministry of Forest and Soil Conservation. He was there for four to five years in this capacity to manage natural resource component.Mr. Thapa was also responsible to establish alpine ecosystem’s conservation and restoration program both in Sagarmatha and Makalu-Barun National Park to UN’s World Food Program the livelihood program in far west Nepal in humanitarian projects.
Mr. Thapa has over 20 years of experience in participatory natural resource management and community development program and Climate Change Adaptation(Community-based consultation on “climate change and adaptation program” and involved to carryon the Government initiated “Local Adaptation and Planning of Action (LAPA).