Jharana Bhattarai

Urban Climate governance: examining adaptation to climate change in the city of Kathmandu, Nepal

Jharana is looking into how climate change impacts can be responded at the local level in the urban regions of developing countries and exploring how people make the decisions about policies for an adaptive action of climate change’s impacts. Research will also try to discover the role of urban governance principles in developing adaptation actions in the cities.

 Research interests:

  • International Development
  • Developing countries
  • Sustainable cities
  • Urban Planning
  • Governance
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Urban actors of development
  • Global cities


Senior Lecturer Dr. Joe Hurley
Associate Professor Dr. Karien Dekker


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