Kamal Bhandari holds a Masters degree from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. He has 16 years long working experience in the field of development, particularly in Natural Resource Management, Participatory forest Management, Climate Change, Livelihoods Governance Reform and Capacity Building from different organizations of Nepal. As a development worker, he has visited over 56 districts out of 75 of Nepal.
Mr. Bhandari is currently engaged as a training and advocacy specialist in ForestAction Nepal. He has published serveral articles in different national and international journals. He has published a book named ‘Energy’ for social tranformation. As training and advocacy specialist, he has organized many training in differnt theme like forest goverance and livelihoods, climate change and food security, Climate adaptationa and mitigation, leadership, gender and social inclusion etc.
Timsina, N.P., Luintel, H.S., Bhandari, K., and Thapaliya A. 2004. Action and Learning: An Approach for Facilitating a Change in Knowledge and Power Relationship in Community Forestry. Journal of Forestry and Livelihoods, 4(1): 5-12.
Banjade, M.R., Timsina, N.P., Neupane, H.R., Bhandari, K., Bhattarai, T. and Rana, S.K. 2006. Transforming Agency and Structure for Facilitating Pro-Poor Governance in Community Forestry. Journal of Forestry and Livelihoods, 5 (1): 22-33.
Bhandari ,K . 2002. Is community forestry only for those having money? Hamro Ban Sampada 1(1): 53-55.
Bhandari, K .2003. Community Forestry User Groups towards Equity – an Experience. Hamro Ban Sampada, 1(2): 4-5
Bhandari, K. 2004. People's Participation is Needed to Control Rhino Poaching. Hamro Ban Sampada, 2(2): 22-27.
Bhandari, K. 2005. Non Timber Forest Products in Local People's perspective. Hamro Ban Sampada 3(1): 40-43.
Bhandari, K. 2006. Triphala- An Alternative Source of Income from Community Forests Hamro Ban Sampada, 4(1): 47-48.
Bhandari K, Sunam R, Pariyar S. 20011. REDD for Dalit and Poor. Hamro Ban Sampada, 8 (2): 94-97