Juddha Bahadur Gurung

Mr. Gurrung studied MSc in zoological science from Tribhuvan University/Nepal later upscaled study on Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Agriculture in 1995 from Norway. He worked for the Annapurna Conservation Area Project (1996-1999) as Conservation Officer, later joined to teaching practices on Environmental Health in Institute of Health Science, Purbanchal University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Further, the Government of Nepal appointed him as the Member Secretary (Chief Executive Officer) of the National Trust for Nature Conservation (2008-2013); the only NGO in Nepal backstopped by the government under special NTNC Act (1982). While in NTNC, his role was instrumental to conceptualize and materialize the cabinet meeting of the Government of Nepal at Kalapather (5,400 m) in December 4, 2009, the base camp of the highest peak of the world the Mt. Everest.   The global media like CNN and BBC broadcasted this news to catch the sight of the world for their attention to save the Himalaya from climate adversities.

Mr. Gurung is involved in many social organization.  He is also exposed to Integrated Lake Basin Management through national and global events. Currently, he is the founder and executive member of CODEFUND providing fulltime  engagement as Coordinator (Wetlands).

He has published several scientific articles on nature conservation including wildlife and has publication of 5 books including curricula based in vernacular Nepali for grades 11 and 12.

Email: juddhabahadurgurung@gmail.com; juddhagurung@hotmail.com                                    

Phone: +9779851002274