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Ajaya Dixit Executive Director, Institute for Social and Environmental Transition-Nepal, Kathmandu

Ajaya Dixit works as an analyst of water resources and environmental themes in Nepal and South Asia. He taught water resource engineering at Nepal’s Institute of Engineering and worked with a team to establish a Master’s-level interdisciplinary water education course in Nepal. His current research focuses on exploring the approaches to develop strate­gies for resilience building against shocks due to climate change and other hazards at the sub-national scale. He is studying the role systems play in building societal resilience and using the knowledge generated to engage the policy-making domain. He has written extensively on water resources, transboundary cooperation, flood management, envi­ronment and climate change adaptation.