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Dipika Adhikari



2018-19: M.Phil in Natural Resource Management, Indian Institute of Forest Management, India
2016-18: M.A. Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, India
2013-16: B.A.(Honours) Geography, Kirori Mal College, University of Delhi, India

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I am a geographer specialised in natural resource management. I am interested in understanding policies governing natural resources in India. Presently, I am engaged in knowing narratives in political ecology, forest property regimes, indigenous resource rights and socio-economic-environment sustainability.

PhD programme

RE&D-Resources, Environment and Development

Supervisor(s) and panel members


• Mohammad, F. A., Sikka, A., Verma, S., Adhikari, D., M, S., & Santhosh, H. (2020). Convergence and Co-financing Opportunities for Climate-Resilient Water Management. New Delhi: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH.

Adhikari, D. (2020, January). Policy Review and Analysis Promoting Solar Powered Irrigation in India. IWRA (India) Journal, 9(1), 8-15.

Scholarships and fellowships

ANU HDR Fee Remission Merit Scholarship (2020)
ANU University Research Scholarship (2020)

Employment history

2019-20: Research Consultant,International Water Management Institute (IWMI), New Delhi, India
2019: Junior Research Fellow, Central Himalayan Environment Association (CHEA), Uttarakhand, India
2019: Research Trainee, The Energy and Resource Institute (TERI), New Delhi, India
2018: Research Trainee, Keystone Foundation, Tamil Nadu, India
2016-17: Intern, National Human Rights Commision (NHRC), New Delhi, India
2016: Project Coordinator, Evelyn Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, India

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