Prakash Jha has completed his Master in Climate change adaptation from University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia and Bachelor in Forestry from the Institute of Forestry (IoF), Pokhara respectively. His research interests includes contribution and potential of community based forest management in REDD+ and pro poor livelihoods improvement; Climate change adaptation in the context of subsistence farming and water supply; Impact of climate change on ecosystems and protected areas; Impact of climate change on forest fire; and Mitigation and adaptation linkage to sustainable development.
Mr. Jha is currently involved in REDD and Community forestry related research with ForestAction Nepal. In his ten year long working history he has worked with various INGOs/NGOs and GO.
Dhungana, S., Rangan, H. P., Jha, P. and Shrestha, V. N. 2010. Agro-forestry versus barren public lands: Emerging new commons on open access in Nepal’s downsouth. In 13th biennial conference of the international association for the study of the commons, Hyderabad, India.
Bhattarai, S., Jha, P. and Chapagain, N. 2009. Towards Pro-Poor Institutions: Exclusive Rights to the Poor Groups in Community Forest Management. Discussion paper. Forest Action Nepal.
Jha, P.K. 2008. Impact of Community forestry in climate change, biodiversity and forest condition. A paper presented at 5th National community forestry workshop. Community and Private forestry division. Department of Forest, Kathmandu
Jha, P.K. 2008. Assessment of equity in community forestry. A poster presented at 5th National community forestry workshop. Community and Private forestry division. Department of Forest, Kathmandu
Jha, P.K. 2005. Forestry in Conflict: Effect of armed conflict in community forestry Governance. Thesis submitted to Patan Multiple campus for requirement of partial fulfillment of Master in Sociology.
Jha, P.K.1999. Ecology and distribution of Bijaysal in Kapilbastu district. B.SC. forestry thesis submitted to I.O.F. Pokhara.