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                                  SUSMITA DHAKAL
PERSONAL INFORMATION
Nationality: Nepali                                 Contact: Kathmandu Metropolitan City-14,
Sex: Female                                                  P.O.Box: 10485, Kathmandu, Nepal
Marital Status: Married                             Email: dhakal_sus@yahoo.com
Date of Birth: 5 Dec1977                                  dhakal_sus@hotmail.com
Place of Birth: Phaparthum-6, Syangja, Nepal        Telephone: 977-1-4215070 (Res.)
Permanent Address: Khalte-3, Dhading, Nepal                    977-9841545799 (Cell)


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION

             Passed
 Level                 Division          Major Subject                 Institution
             Year
                                                               University        Campus,
 M. Sc.                              Environmental Science
             2004      Distinction                             Kirtipur
                                     (Mountain Environment)
                                                               Tribhuvan University
                                                               Trichandra        Campus,
                                     Chemistry, Botany,
 B. Sc.      2002      2nd                                     Ghantaghar,      Tribhuvan
                                     Environmental Science
                                                               University
                                                               Butwal Multiple Campus,
 I. Sc.      1997      2nd           Biology                   Butwal,          Tribhuvan
                                                               University
                                                               Kalika Higher Secondary
 S.L.C.      1994      1st           Optional Mathematics
                                                               School, Butwal


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

     Lecturer (part time) in Tri-Chandra Campus, Ghantaghar and Amrit Science Campus,
      Lainchour, Kathmandu, Nepal from March 2006 to present

          Responsibilities: Teach Theory and Practical Classes on Ecology, Limnology and
          Biodiversity Conservation for B.Sc. Students in Environmental Science

     Intern in ICIMOD under Kyoto: Think Global, Act Local Project of Agriculture
      Resource Income Diversification Program from 1 May 2006 to 15 February 2007

          Responsibilities: Assist Program Manager to follow up the progress, Internet search
          and summary reports preparation and progress report preparation

     Paper Presenter in International Conference on “Global Environmental Change:
      Regional Challenges. An Earth System Science Partnership (ESSP) Open Science
      Conference (ESSPOSC)" held in 9-12 November 2006 in Beijing, China.

     Paper Presenter in International Conference on “Management of Water,
      Wastewater and Environment: Challenges for the Developing Countries” held in
      13-15 Sept 2006, Kathmandu


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    Intern in WINROCK International Kathmandu Office from 16 January to 16 April,
     2006

      Responsibilities: Preparation of reports on green house reduction potential from
      System of Rice Intensification (SRI) technique by Internet search and visiting the
      Individuals and Institutions working on SRI.

    Paper Presenter in International Conference on "For a Better Tomorrow:
     Sustainable Solid Waste Management in Developing Countries" held in 11-13
     January 2006, Kathmandu

    Volunteer with Kathmandu Environment Education Project, from December 2004-
     January 2005

    Part time staff with Center for Environment Studies, From January 2003 November
     2004


RESEARCH WORKS

Project Report
    Land Use Land Use Change and Forestry under Kyoto Protocol
    Clean Development Mechanism for Developing Countries: Challenge or opportunity
   Reports submitted to ICIMOD
    Green House Gases Reduction Potential from System of Rice Intensification
       Technique. Report submitted to WINROCK INTERNATIONAL, Kathmandu
       Office.

Master Thesis
   Land Use Change Effect on Soil Organic Carbon Stock in Balkhu Khola Watershed,
      Southwestern Part of Kathmandu Valley, Central Nepal

Case Studies
    Solid Waste Disposal and Management around Bagmati River, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Performance study of Constructed Wetland for Greywater Treatment at private house,
      Kathmandu
    Solid Waste Management by Composting: A Case Study on Existing Practices in
      Katmandu Metropolitan City
    Study on Soil Properties of Agricultural Land near Sitaram Gokul Milks Industry
    Study on Environmental Effects of Brick Industry, a Case Study from Bhaktapur
      District
    Study on Changes in Physicochemical Parameters of Simle Khola by Effluent from
      Sitaram Gokul Milk Industry
    Study on Environmental Pollution Control Act: A Case Study of Kathmandu
      Metropolis
    Study of the Effect on Physiocochemical Parameters of Bishnumati River by the
      Wastewater discharged from Tokha Community
    A case study from Gharigaun Landslides: Causes, Impact and Mitigation Measure
    Study on Physicochemical Parameters of Narayanhiti Pokhari


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    A Case Study on Some Communicable Diseases in Nepal
For the partial fulfillment of Master second year in Environmental Science.

        Study on Physiochemical Parameters and Benthic Macroinvertebrates of Balkhu
           Khola, Southwestern Part of Kathmandu Valley, Central Nepal
        The Study of Environmental Condition of Kulekhani Reservoir and its
           Surrounding Area
For the partial fulfillment of Master first year in Environmental science.

        Study on Vegetation Status and Eco-tourism perspective within Koshi Tappu
           Wildlife Reserve
        Construction Phase Environment Impact Assessment of Kali Gandaki 'A'
           Hydroelectric Project
For the partial fulfillment of degree of bachelor’s in Environmental Science.


PAPER PRESENTATION

Land Use Change Effect on Soil Organic Carbon Stock in Balkhu Khola Watershed,
Southwestern Part of Kathmandu Valley, Central Nepal In: International Conference on
“Global Environmental Change: Regional Challenges. An Earth System Science
Partnership (ESSP) Open Science Conference (ESSPOSC)" held in 9-12 November 2006
in Beijing, China.

Study on Physiocochemical Parameters and Benthic Macroinvertebrates of Balkhu Khola,
Southwestern Part of Kathmandu Valley, Central Nepal In: International Conference on
“Management of Water, Wastewater and Environment: Challenges for the Developing
Countries” held in 13-15 Sept 2006, Kathmandu.

Solid Waste Disposal and Management around Bagmati River, Kathmandu, Nepal In:
International Conference on " For a Better Tomorrow: Sustainable Solid Waste
Management in Developing Countries" held in 11-13 Jan 2006, Kathmandu.

PARTICIPATION

        National Conference on Renewable Energy Technology for Rural Development
         RETRUD-06 held on 12-14 October 2006
        Nepal Carbon Fair held on 17-18 November 2005

TRAINING

Training of Trainers on Project Planning, Fund Raising and Project Evaluation &
Monitoring from National Health Research Council, Ramsaha path, Kathmandu, Nepal
(15-19 Oct, 2006)

Course Content: Project Conceptualization, Research Planning Management
Conceptualization, Research Process and Planning, Logical Framework Conceptualization,
Leadership Skills and Team Management, Monitoring, Supervision and Evaluation of
Research Projects, Lot Quality Assurance Sampling, Working Scheduling and Planning


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Technique (using Computer Software), Funding and Fund Raising, Conflict and Crisis
Managemet, Time Management, Research Ethics, Organization Ethics.

Advanced GIS (R2V, Arc view and PC arc Info) Training from Himalayan IT, New
Baneswar, Kathmandu (15 Sept - 15 Nov 2005)

Course Content: Basic GIS Module Introduction to GIs, Spatial Database Modeling,
Georeferencing, Spatial Database Generation, Advanced Spatial Database Editing,
Projection Analysis, Spatial Overlay and Measurement Operations, Overlay Operations and
Proximity Analysis, Digital Cartography (GIS Data Visualization), 3D Analysis (Surface
Analysis), Spatial Analysis.

Research Methodology Training from National Health Research Council, Ramshaha
Path, Kathmandu, Nepal (2-6 Nov 2004)

Course Content: Basic Concept of Research Proposal, Research Title, Statement of Problem
and Literature Review, Formulation of Research Objectives and Hypothesis, Sample Size
Determination, P-value, Confidence interval, Varibles, Indicators and Scale of Measurement,
Study Design (Intervention, Non-intervention), Research Management, Sampling Methods,
Data collection Technique, Focus Group Discussion, Data Analysis (Descriptive and
Inferencial Statistics), Work Plan, Planning of Budget, Writing a Scientific Paper.

Environment Impact Assessment Training from Central Department of Environmental
Science, Kirtipur, Tribhuvan University (5-14 Oct 2004)

Course Content: Baseline Information Collection, Alternative Analysis, Methods and
Techniques on Impact Identification, Prediction and Evaluation, Environmental Protection
Measures (Benefit Augmentation and Adverse Impact Mitigation measures), Environmental
Monitoring (Types, Indicators and Methods), Environmental Auditing (Types, Indicators and
Methods), Environmental Plan, Environmental Assessment Report Review Process, Criteria
and Decision Making Stakeholder Consultation and Public Participation, Technical Writing,
Biodiversity and Impact Assessment, Current Focus on Impact Assessment (Biodiversity and
Strategic Environmental Assessment), Areas of improvement on Impact Assessment in Nepal,
Environment Assessment and Sustainable Development.

Training on basic Remote Sensing technique from Central Department of Geography,
Kirtipur, Tribhuvan University (12-19 Sept 2004)

Course Content: Remote Sensing Concept, Aerial Photo and Imagery Interpretation, Spatial
Data Preparation and RS/GIS Application.

SKILLS
Language: Nepali (Native)                           Others: Environment Impact Assessment
          English (Excellent)                               Water Quality Analysis
          Hindi (Good)                                      Solid Waste Management
Computer: Microsoft word                                    (Composting)
          Microsoft Excel                                   Soil analysis
          Microsoft PowerPoint
          GIS (R2V, Arc view and PC arc Info)
          Internet, SPSS (Little)


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MEMBERSHIP
Environmental Professional's Group
Women Professional on Land Use Sector (WPLUS)
Women Organizing for Change in Agriculture and NRM (WOCAN)
Mountain Forum


KIN INTEREST
Kin interest on action oriented research on Natural Resource Management, Biodiversity
Conservation, Mountain Watershed Management and Climate Change. Besides, I want to
work with Environmental management issues in urban centers.


REFEREES

   1. Dr. Madan Koirala
   Reader
   Central Department of Environmental Science
   Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu
   Tel: 977-1-4108681 (Res.), 977-1-4332147 / 4332711 (Off.)
   Email: mkoirala@wlink.com.np

   2. Dr. Eklabya Sharma
   Programme Manager
   Natural Resource Management Programme
   International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
   G.P.O. Box 3226, Kathmandu, Nepal
   Tel.: 977-1-5533653 (Res.), 977-1-5003222 / 5003004 (Off.)
   Fax: 977-1-5003299 / 5003277
   Email: esharma@icimod.org

   3. Dr. Kamal Banskota
   Programme Manager
   Agriculture and Rural Income Diversification Programme
   International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
   G.P.O. Box 3226, Kathmandu, Nepal
   Tel.: 977-1-5003222 / 5003004
   Fax: 977-1-5003299 / 5003277
   E-Mail: kbanskota@icimod.org



CERTIFICATION:  I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, this bio-data correctly
describes my qualification, my experience and me.


UPDATE DATE: 20 Feb 2007




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