Niranjan Dhungana is currently an Assistant Professor in Wildlife Management at the Agriculture and Forestry University at Makawanpur, Hetauda. In prior experiences, he was both the program and conservation officer for the National Trust for Nature Conservation. In that role, he has achieved skills in ecotourism-based livelihood promotion of local people. Additionally, he has developed skills on monitoring, evaluation and reporting of integrated resource conservation development program.
He received his Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the Tribhuvan University in Nepal in 2007. Additionally, he received his Master of Science in Forestry from the same university. Lastly, he earned his master’s degree in Public Policy in the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies in Tokyo, Japan.
His publications include one on Contribution of Community Forestry to Sustainable Forest Management in Nepal, which was done as a master’s thesis in public policy at the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies at Tokyo.