Jagadish Kuikel has worked as a Livelihood Specialist for the World Wildlife Fund in Nepal. His work in this job includes promoting the mainstreaming of livelihoods into the biodiversity, sustainable landscape and adaptation components. He shows strong expertise in conservation, alternative energy and sustainable livelihoods development.
He got his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from Tribhuvan University in Nepal in 2000. Furthermore, he received his Master of Science in Agriculture and Agronomy, also from Tribhuvan University. The thesis that he worked on for his Master’s was the “Assessment of wheat production under different tillage, time of nitrogen application and mulching systems.”
He is sensitive to gender and social inclusion issues, and knows the importance of appropriate interventions based on cultural, economic, environmental and social circumstances. His twelve years of professional experience in economic empowerment has led him to be involved in many different areas, including research, social development and livelihoods promotion.