Dr. Bed Prasad Khatiwada
Mr Bed Prasad Khatiwada obtained his Masters in Agriculture Science from Nepal in 2004 and involved in food security and livelihood projects. He worked for design and implementation of project and capacity building of rural leader farmers and focused on sustainable agriculture and low external input technologies. He has published dozen of books, booklets on food, nutrition security related issues and has researched on neglected and underutilized species (NUS) and contribution to food and nutrition security and seed banks. Mr Khatiwada introduced the concept of “Rural Plant Clinics” for smallholders in Nepal. Mr Khatiwada had visited Netherlands, Germany and Bangladesh for training while published his papers in different journals, international magazine and newspapers. Mr Khatiwada had worked with Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and World Vision. Currently, he is working as Theme Leader of Right to Food and Land in ActionAid International Nepal and providing strategic direction.