About Me


University of thee Philippines, Los Banos

June 1996—October 1999

PhD, Extension education and Development management

University of Maryland, College Park

July 1983—August 1985

MS, Agricultural and extension education

Haryana Agricultural University, Hissar, India.

May 1970—April 1975

BS, Agricultural sciences


  • Equity Focused and Gender Responsive Evaluation, Organised by EvalPartners in collaboration with UNICEF and IOCE
  • National Evaluation Capacity Development for Country-Led M&E Systems, Organised by EvalPartners in collaboration with UNICEF and IOCE
  • Emerging Practices in Development Evaluations, Organised by EvalPartners in collaboration with UNICEF and IOCE
  • Advocating for Evaluation, Organised jointly by EvalPartners, UN Women, UNEG, IOCE
  • Introduction Evaluating Humanitarian Actions. Organised by ALNAP and UNICEF in collaboration with EvalPartners and UNEG
  • Statistical analysis system, Organised by the International Rice Research Institute
  • Mixed method approaches in evaluation, organised by the World Bank
  • Agricultural Cooperatives organised by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)


Current President and Founder Vice-President, Community of Evaluators—South Asia

Executive member and Founder Chairperson, Community of Evaluators—Nepal

Member, EvalPartners Management Group, Canada

Board of Trustees, International Office for Cooperation in Evaluation, Canada

Founder Chair, Imagine Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal

Founder Chair, Capital College and Research Center, Kathmandu, Nepal

Founder Chair, Capital Research Center, Kathmandu, Nepal

Life Member, Nepal Agricultural Association, Kathmandu, Nepal

Life Member: Nepal Agricultural Extension Association, Kathmandu, Nepal

Life Member, Nepal Red Cross Society, Kathmandu, Nepal

Member, Association of Fellows, Scholars, Trainees and Residents of IRRI, (President 1997) Philippines

Founder Member, Peace Foundation, Washington, D.C., USA

Member, Global Development Network, Arlington, USA

Founder Member, Inclusive Development Foundation, Kathmandu, Nepal

Member: Nepal Participatory Action Network, Kathmandu, Nepal

Member, Appreciative Inquiry Global Network


  • EvalPartners Award given for outstanding contribution to the advancement of evaluation. Presented at the Global Evaluation Week celebrated on the occasion of the International Evaluation Year 2015.
  • Fellowship, Appreciative Inquiry Consultative Group for participating in Second Annual Conference, Miami, USA, 2004
  • Fellowship, Global Development Network for Outstanding Research Medal (2003)
  • Fellowship, Imagine Chicago for participating in 10th Anniversary, 2002
  • Scholarship, International Rice Research Institute for Ph.D. Programme (1996-1999)
  • Fellowship, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for Cooperative Training 1993
  • Scholarship, Participant Training Programme (USAID) for MS (1983-5) and BS (1970-75)
  • Excellence award, 1997 for outstanding academic performance in Ph.D.; given by the International Rice Research Institute, Philippines (IRRI).

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