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.mission & vision
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 Dinesh R 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.
Mr Prakash SHARMA has a Master's Degree in International Cooperation and Development from University of Pavia, Italy.
Ms Patanjali Y SHRESTHA has a Master’s Degree in International Relations for the University of Wollongong in Australia
Dr Ram B CHHETRI is a professor of anthropology at Tribhuvan University.
Dr Pitamber SHARMA is a professor of geography at Tribhuvan University for over two decades and vice-chair of the National Planning Commission
Dr Dinesh NEUPANE completed his PhD on elephant conservation in Nepal from Arkansas State University in 2017.
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.
Ms Priya MAHARJAN completed her Bachelor’s degree in Management from Tribhuvan University.
Dr Gauri Shankar BHANDARI completed his Ph.D. in Plant Taxonomy from Seoul National University in February 2018.
Mr Naresh KUSI has a Post-Graduate Diploma in International Wildlife Conservation Practice, from Wildlife Conservation Research Unit (WildCRU), University of Oxford, UK .
Mr Suraj BARAL has completed his MSc in Zoology from the Central Department of Zoology, Tribhuwan University, Nepal.
Ms Srijana SIGDEL is a MSc. scholar of Wildlife Management and Biodiversity Conservation at Institute of Forestry, Tribhuvan University.
Ms Garima SHARMA has been working as coordinator in Environment Graduate in Himalayas (EGH).
Mr. Ranjan Raj DAHAL is a thesis student at Patan Multiple Campus (Tribhuvan University) doing his
Ms Neva CHAUDHARY completed her Master's in Natural Resources Management from Nepal Engineering College, Pokhara University.
Mr Gopal MAHARJAN has been working at the Resources Himalaya Foundation as a caretaker since its establishment.