Merina Lohani Sitoula

Merina's research aims to look into river basin management with focus on ecosystem services.

The broad objective of this research is to explore the prospects and implications of integrating the concept of Ecosystem Services (ES) into the Integrated River Basin Management (IRBM) of the Koshi River in Nepal.

Research interests:

  • Sustainable livelihoods
  • Climate change adaptation
  • Renewable energy
  • Community participation in natural resource management, governance, etc.


Associate Professor Martin Mulligan
Dr Melissa Neave
Dr Brian Coffey