Senior Research Associate, India
Master's in Civil Engineering
Shashikant Chopde has 25 years of experience in sustainable development, poverty reduction and natural resources management, and more than a decade specifically in Climate Change Adaptation (CCA), Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) and urban resilience on multi-country projects/ programmes focusing on rural and urban areas in South and South East Asia. His interest is in working at the intersections of infrastructural development, environment (including climate) and social-economic transitions. He has long-standing experience on capacity building and advocating policies/ practices on mainstreaming by conceptualising, assessing vulnerability and impacts, and resilience planning.
Climate adaptation and resilience
Integrating DRR and CCA into district level disaster management plans
Policy research and field implementation
Advocacy and capacity building