WWF Nepal announces its new Country Representative
Kathmandu, Nepal – WWF Nepal announces the appointment of Dr. Ghana Gurung as the new Country Representative in Nepal. As the Country Representative of WWF Nepal, Ghana will now take on the key responsibilities of guiding the organization, raising funds for projects in Nepal, and ensuring conservation successes that contribute to WWF’s global mission to stop the degradation of the planet's natural environment and build a future in which people live in harmony with nature.
In the past, Ghana served as the Senior Conservation Program Director at WWF Nepal, and has been working in nature conservation for the last two decades. Under his leadership in conservation programs, Nepal has witnessed growth in key wildlife species including tigers, rhinos and snow leopards and has celebrated four years of zero rhino poaching while encompassing community-based institutions as local stewards of nature conservation. He is also the Snow Leopard Champion for the WWF Network, and has been instrumental in formalizing transboundary cooperation with China and India for conservation and wildlife trade control. He was also an important member of the senior management team that supported Anil Manandhar, the former head of the organization.