Pradhan’s research will focus on HI-AWARE’s Research Component 3, which involves the monitoring and assessment of climate change adaptation practices. She will be working in the Upper Gandaki Basin. The broad objective of her MSc research is yet to be defined, although it will be related to water issues
Pradhan completed her Bachelor’s in Environmental Science. She has keen interests in water issues, adaptation and resilience. To date, she has carried out two case studies: 1) shift in agricultural practices in Damauli, Western Nepal, and 2) economic portfolio analysis of the people of Rasuwa. A year ago, she assisted WWF projects with Elephant Conflict Management in Bahundagi and Sainik villages in Eastern Nepal.