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Radha Wagle

Joint Secretary and Chief of Climate Change Management Division, Ministry of Forests and Environment, Nepal

Dr Radha Wagle is working as a Joint Secretary and Chief of Climate Change Management in the Ministry of Forests and Environment. She served as a Secretary for the Ministry of Industry, Tourism, Forests and Environment Lumbini Province, Chief of Central Forestry Training Center and REDD Implementation Center, Nepal before. Along with her responsibility under the Ministry, she is currently serving as a National Gender and Climate Change Focal Person and National Focal Person for UNFCCC and National Focal person for IPCC. She is also representing in FWG of LCIPP from LDC groups.

Dr Wagle has more than 20 years of experience in the field of Climate change, Forestry, REDD+ and Sustainable Forest Management, Protected Area Management and Biodiversity Conservation, Gender Integration and Women Empowerment in forestry and climate change.

Dr Wagle holds a PhD Degree from Monash University, Australia in Gender and Forestry and a Master’s Degree from Swedish Agricultural University (SLU), Sweden with a major in Environmental Science. She has published a book along with some scientific articles on Gender, forestry and climate change.