Nationally Determined Contributions to Climate Change in Sri Lanka
The State of Economic Development in South Asia – #EconDevDiscussion with Prof Utpal K De on Nationally Determined Contributions to Climate Change in Sri Lanka by Prof Rekha Nianthi.
Greetings from Impact and Policy Research Institute (IMPRI), New Delhi!
On behalf of South Asian Studies Center (SASC), IMPRI, Counterview and Centre for Development Communication & Studies (CDECS), Jaipur, we invite you to
The State of Economic Development in South Asia
#EconDevDiscussion with Prof Utpal K De
Details of the #WebPolicyTalk:
Date: October 23, 2020; Friday
Time: 12:00 IST (GMT+5:30)
Platform: Zoom and Facebook live
Prof K.W.G. Rekha Nianthi, Professor, Department of Geography, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
K.W.G. Rekha Nianthi is a Professor in Geography at the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka. She received her B.A. (hons) in Geography from the University of Peradeniya, M.Sc from AIT-Thailand, Ph.D. from NEHU-India, and Postdoctoral study from the University of Minho-Portugal. She was a Visiting Scholar in International Environment and Disaster Management Laboratory, Kyoto University, Japan. Prof. Nianthi was a research scholar at the Mainz University, Germany.
She was the project leader of the Building Resilience to Tsunami in the Indian Ocean: Supported by UNISDR. She worked as a consultant for the PLAN Sri Lanka. She is a member of the Asian University Network of Environment and Disaster Management and a member of editorial board of the Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management.
Her research interests include Climate Change and Disaster Management. She was a Guest of Honours of International conference on Urban Agriculture, Madras University, and delivered a Keynote for International Conference on climate change and sustainable water resources management, Bangalore University.
She was the Conference Chairperson of the International Conference on Climate Change Disaster Risk Reduction conducted by University of Peradeniya and Bangalore University. She received an “UGIT Excellency Awards” for outstanding research in the field of Geography. Currently she is one of the coordinators of the University Network for Disaster Risk Reduction and Management in Indian Ocean Rim, UN4DRR, Erasmus + Capacity Building Higher Education.
Prof Utpal K De, Professor, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong
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