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Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change

A Research Center of the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at Indiana University Bloomington
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Uday Sharma

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Academic year: 2013
udayshar[at]gmail [dot]com

Dr. Uday Sharma received his Ph.D. in 1991 in Wildlife and Anthropology from the University of Arizona, Tucson.

To access Dr. Sharma's current CV, click here.

Research Interests

Dr. Sharma is interested in biodiversity conservation and management with particular focus on protected area management, co-management of protected areas, and landscape level conservation; pro-poor sustainable forest management including development of non-timber forest products (NTFPs); formulation of national policies on forestry and climate change, development of REDD+ strategy and interventions, and climate change negotiations; development of trust funds; and project formulation and execution.

While at ACT, he will be focusing his research on community based biodiversity conservation in Nepal and South Asia.

New Publications

Sharma, U.R. 2013. Chitwan-Annapurna Landscape: Biodiversity Areas and Linkages. WWF Nepal, Kathmandu.

Sharma, U.R. 2013. "Biodiversity Conservation: Changing Paradigm" in P.K. Jha, F.P. Neupane, M.L. Shrestha and I.P. Khanal, Biological Diversity and Conservation. Nepal Academy of Science and Technology, Kathmandu, pp.146-153.