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Bishnu Prasad Devkota

Name:            Bishnu Prasad Devkota

Position:         LecturerB_Devakota

Subject:          Forest Mensuration

Department:   Social Forestry and Forest Management

Education:

  • M. Sc. Forestry, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
  • B. Sc. Forestry, Tribhuvan University, Nepal

Selected publications

Lacuna-Richman, C., Devkota, B.P. and Richman, M. A. (2016). Users´priorities for good governance in community forestry: Two cases from Nepal´s Terai Region. Forest Policy and Economics 65: 69-78

Shrestha, B.P. and Devkota, B.P. (2013). Carbon stocks in the Oak and Pine forests in Salyan District, Nepal. Banko Janakari, 23(2): 30-36

Silwal, T., Shrestha, B.P., Bhatta, B.P. and Devkota, B.P. (2013). Revenue distribution pattern and park-people conflict in Chitwan National Park, Nepal. Banko Janakari, 23(1): 35-41

Devkota, B.P., Silwal, T. And Kolejka, J. (2013). Prey density and diet of snow leopard (Uncia uncia) in  Shey Phoksundo National Park, Nepal. Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 1 (4): 55-60. doi: 10.12691/aees-1-4-4.

Shrestha, B.P. and Devkota, B.P. (2011). Status of Critically Endangered Vultures in Dang Deukhuri Foothill Forests and West Rapti Wetlands. Kathmandu, Nepal. The Initiation (4): 28-34

Devkota, B.P. and Dhaubhadel, S.P. (2010). Livestock predation by snow leopard (Uncia uncia) in Shey Phoksundo National Park, Nepal. Proceeding of the National conference on Forest – People Interaction, June 7-8,2010, Pokhara. Balla, M.K. and Singh, A. (Eds), Institute of Forestry, Pokhara, Nepal. pp 221-229

 

Project leadership and Consultancy

Principal Investigator, Diet Analysis of Snow Leopard in Western Complex, Nepal. Green Governance Nepal/WWF Nepal Program, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2015.

Project Researcher, Towards Responsive Governance in Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation: Comparative case study in Tanzania and Nepal. University of Eastern Finland, Finland, 2014.

Team Leader, Assessment of snow leopard status and distribution in Western Nepal (Dolpa, Mugu and Darchula district). Green Governance Nepal/WWF Nepal Program, Kathmandu, Nepal, 2014.

Project Researcher, Towards Responsive Governance in Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation: Comparative case study in Tanzania and Nepal. University of Eastern Finland, Finland, 2013.

Trainer, Community based forest fire management training. Green Governance Nepal/Hariyo Ban Program/WWF Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal, May 2013.

Team Leader, Snow leopard conservation: People’s perception on the verge of rural livelihood, Nepal, 2013.

Editor for finalizing the reference materials for Community Learning and Action Centres under Hariyo Ban Program (In Nepali), CARE Nepal, Pokhara, Nepal, April 2013.

Team Leader, Human- snow leopard conflict mitigation project-II, Dolpa, Nepal, 2012.

Team Leader, Human- snow leopard conflict mitigation project, Dolpa, Nepal, 2009-2010.

 

Conferences attended

2015 Canberra Conference on Earth System Governance, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia 14-16 December, 2015.

The 3rd Joint Nordic Conference on Development Research, University of Gothenburg, Sweden 5-6 November, 2015.

Global Forestry Trends, 7-10 October, 2015. Joensuu, Finland.

First Asia Park Congress- 13-17 November, 2013. Sendai, Japan.

Forests, People and Climate: Changing Paradigm, 28-30 August, 2013. Pokhara, Nepal.

Biodiversity, livelihood and climate change in the Himalayas, 12-14 November, 2010, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Forest People – Interaction, June 7-8, 2010, Pokhara, Nepal.

 

Fellowship and Grants

Centre for International Mobility Fellowship, Helsinki, Finland, 2015.

Education for Nature, Russell E. Train Alumni Grant: WWF USA, 2013.

RSG Booster Grant: Rufford Foundation, London, UK, 2013.

Second Rufford Small Grant for Nature Conservation: Rufford Small Grant Foundation, London, UK, 2011.

Rufford Small Grant for Nature Conservation: Rufford Small Grant Foundation, London, UK, 2009.

Research Equipment Grant: IDEA WILD, Colorado, USA, 2009.

Snow Leopard Conservation Grant: Snow Leopard Network/ Snow Leopard Conservancy/ Snow Leopard Trust, Seattle, USA, 2009.

EFN, Russell E. Train Fellowship: World Wildlife Fund USA, 2007.

 

Country visited

Australia, Denmark, Finland, India, Japan, Sweden and Switzerland.

 

Affiliations

Full Member, The Snow Leopard Network, Seattle, USA

General Member, Nepal Forester’s Association, Kathmandu, Nepal

General Member, Treering Society of Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal

General Member, Tribhuvan University Teachers Association, Nepal

Member, Subject Committee for Diploma in Forestry, Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT), Bhaktapur, Nepal

 

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