Currently, RHF is conducting research on Surface Water Change and Knowledge Enhancement (SuChaK) partnership with USAID, Clean-Up Himalaya to Sustain High Altitude Heritage, Nepal partnership with European Outdoor Conservation Association (EOCA), Nepal Reconstruction Engineering Service (NRES) supported partnership with by USAID, Sustainable Development Goals Sub-Urban Platform supported by UNDP Nepal, and Bone Market Chain Analysis supported by Itoh.
Bringing contemporary knowledge to deal with issues of natural resources conservation, and mentoring the younger generation to build the conservationists of the future are the two major thrusts of RHF’s work. In the last five years it has mentored over 250 university graduates and enabled over 75 graduates to engage in dissertation studies.
To conserve biodiversity in the Himalaya, promote sustainable use of natural resources including soil, water, forest, rangeland, and to improve livelihoods particularly of the poor, disadvantaged and marginal sections of society.
To promote “good science” to facilitate “informed and evidence-based decision-making” to secure both biodiversity and resource conservation and improved livelihoods of the poor.View more
Resources of the Himalaya are conserved for posterity and sustainably utilized for improving the livelihoods of its people.
Dr Ram B CHHETRI is a professor of anthropology at Tribhuvan University.
Dr Dinesh BHUJU is an academician of Nepal Academy of Science and Technology (NAST). With PhD in ecology (Japan), he has experience of over 25 years in teaching and research. In Nepal, he initiated research studies at landscape level, prepared nationwide ecological data of Chure hills, and used dendro-climatogical tools to assess the climatic impacts at tree-lines of Nepal Himalaya. He teaches contemporary issues of ecology and environment in the universities in Nepal and Italy. Dr Bhuju is an expert member of Nepal's Environment Protection Council.
Ms Patanjali Y SHRESTHA has a Master’s Degree in International Relations for the University of Wollongong in Australia
Dr Pitamber SHARMA is a professor of geography at Tribhuvan University for over two decades and vice-chair of the National Planning Commission
Mr Prakash SHARMA has a Master's Degree in International Cooperation and Development from University of Pavia, Italy.
Dr Kamal ADHIKARI is an ethnobotanist. He completed his PhD at the University of Aberdeen
Dr Ramji BOGATI pursued his PhD on Landscape Ecology and Landscape Planning from Dortmund University of Technology, Germany in 2012.
Mr Sandesh Baral completed his Master's in Business Administration Degree from Bangalore University, India.
Ms Priya MAHARJAN completed her Bachelor’s degree in Management from Tribhuvan University.
Dr Dinesh Neupane completed his PhD on elephant conservation in Nepal from Arkansas State University in 2017.
Dr Bhandari completed his Ph.D. in Plant Taxonomy from Seoul National University in February 2018.
Naresh Kusi has a Post-Graduate Diploma in International Wildlife Conservation Practice, from Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), University of Oxford, UK .
Mr Rupesh Tha completed his master degree in Development Economics from University of Goettingen, Germany in 2015.
Ms Samjhana Kawan has completed her Master’s degree in Environmental Science from Khowpa College.
Mr Purna Man SHRESTHA has completed Master Degree in Zoology in 2015 from Tribhuvan University.
Ms Bhumika Sunuwar pursued her Master's degree in Environmental science from Central department of Environmental science, TU.
Ms Nirmala Koju completes her Master's degree in Natural Resource Management and Developmentdegree from Technical University of Cologne, Germany.
Ms Kanchan Kattel is a graduate student of Environmental Science at Central Department of Environmental Science, Tribhuvan University.
Mr Gopal MAHARJAN has been working at the Resources Himalaya Foundation as a caretaker since its establishment.