Dipika is a geographer, specialized in natural resource management. Her research interest lies in the intersection of commons, indigenous rights and governance, political ecology and polycentricity. In her PhD project, she is examining forest governance in context to social equity and environmental sustainability in the Indian Central Himalayas.
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)
2020: 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
2017: Intern, National Human Rights Commision (NHRC), New Delhi, India
2016: Project Coordinator, Evelyn Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd, New Delhi, India
Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia