Mandira Shrestha

Mandira Shrestha

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Dr Mandira Singh Shrestha is a Programme Coordinator of Climate Services initiative at ICIMOD. She has over 20 years of research experience that cover broad areas of climate services, water induced disaster risk reduction and water resources management. Her research interests center on transboundary flood forecasting and monitoring, application of satellite based products and end user engagement for reduced flood risks. Her current research focuses on localizing climate services for Agriculture and Tourism. She has coordinated the development of a web-based regional flood information system in the Himalayan region where the countries are sharing real-time data and information for flood risk reduction thereby strengthening regional cooperation. Ms Shrestha holds a Doctor of Engineering from the University of Kyoto, Japan and a Masters in Civil Engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle, USA.