Dibya Laxmi Bajracharya (Chairperson)

Dibya Laxmi Bajracharya (Chairperson)

M.Sc. Crop Science, University of Hohenheim

One of the renowned soil specialists of Nepal, Miss Dibya Laxmi Bajracharya has a Diploma in soil science from North Carolina State University and a M. Sc. Degree in chemistry from Tribhuwan University. She has worked as a soil scientist in various institutions of the Government of Nepal like Soil Science Division of the Department of Agriculture (DOA) and National Agriculture Research Council (NARC). After her retirement in early 90’s, Ms. Bajracharya started this soil lab, which is now the oldest privately owned soil and plant lab of Nepal. She has also worked with several Government and Non Governmental Institutions as a consultant and assited organizations to develop and implement sustainable soil management interventions. Even in her eighties, Ms. Bajracharya is actively engaged in research work in the lab as well as field.
Prashanta Raut ( Researcher)

Prashanta Raut ( Researcher)

Masters in Agroecology, Norwegian University of Life Sciences
An experienced Agroecologist with more than 8 years of experience in agricultural research and extension, Mr. Raut has a Masters degree in Agroecology from Norwegian University of Life Sciences. He has worked primarily in the sector of agriculture markets, enterprise development, value Chain and market system analysis.
Shiva Shankar Sharma ( Researcher)

Shiva Shankar Sharma ( Researcher)

M. Sc. Plant Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Mr. Sharma (32 years, Male) has completed his MSc in plant science from Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) Norway in 2013 and BSc Agriculture in 2009 from Purbanchal University. Mr. Sharma has experience of more than 8 years in the sector of agriculture and food security. His expertize includes community development research; rural agricultural and off farm entrepreneurship development; designing, planning and managing community development projects.
Pragati Sipkhan (Researcher)

Pragati Sipkhan (Researcher)

M.Sc. Crop Science, University of Hohenheim
Mr. Pragati Sipkhan has completed his Master of Science in Crop Science in the year 2012 from the University of Hohenheim, Germany and Bachelor in Agricultural Science (honors) in 2008 from Purbanchal University. He is a result oriented agricultural professional with experience of more than six years in agriculture development and research sector. His expertise includes program development and implementation, agricultural research planning and implementation, writing, handling, monitoring and evaluation of the project (especially in the sector of organic agriculture, Biodiversity, Climate change and Food security). He is a young and energetic personnel fully committed to finish work assigned on time with quality outputs.