Executive Board Members

Name Expertise Based in
Prof. Dr. Madhav Kumar Shrestha Chairperson Fisheries and Aquaculture
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Durga Devkota Vice-Chairperson Social Science
Mr. Dharma Prasad Pande Secretary Agriculture/ Value chain
Ms. Sunita Shrestha Treasurer Finance
Mr. Purna Bahadur Chemjong Member Livestock/ Nutrition
Mr. Krishna Bahadur B.K. Member (Farmers’ representative) Farming
Mr. Dinesh Babu Thapa Magar Member Agri-economics
Ms. Madhu Shah Member Entrepreneur
Ms. Sabita Chepang Member Nutrition
Dr. Narayan Prasad Khanal Member Community Seed/ Value Chain
Ms. Maiya Giri Member Extension

Advisory Board

Name Expertise Based in
Shyam Chand, PhD Natural Resource Management
Sharan Kumar K.C., PhD Sustainable Development, labour management & trade union
Devendra Chapagain, PhD Socio-economic

Founder Members

Name Expertise Based in
Mr. Netra Pratap Sen Chairman Rural Development & Management
Mr. Gam Bahadur Gurung Vice Chairman Soil Science
Mr. Yam Bahadur Thapa Secretary Natural Resource Management Specialist
Mr. Ramesh Raj Pokheral, PhD Joint Secretary Plant Pathology
Dr. Dinesh Neupane Treasurer Animal Science
Mr. Rammani Poudel Member Livestock Sustainable Development
Mr. Krishna Bahadur Bhandari Member Management