Dr Kamal Adhikari

  • After taking an MSc in Botany from Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Kamal subsequently spent 10 years as a consultant botanist and researcher in different parts of Nepal. He then took an MSc in Himalayan Ethnobotany at the University of Aberdeen which focused on the exploitation of Yarsagumba (Caterpillar Fungus). He has just completed his PhD at the same university on plants, people and the politics of ethnobotanical knowledge in Nepal.