Dr. Sarala Khaling, ATREE, India
Dr. Sarala Khaling, is a native of Darjeeling, and Regional Director of ATREE-Eastern Himalayan-Northeast India Office. Dr. Khaling has a Ph.D in Wildlife Biology and a post-doc in Forests, People and Institutions. She has more than 15 years” experience of working in the field of ecology, people and their relationship with biodiversity in the Himalaya. She also has experience of managing large field projects on conservation and livelihoods, monitoring and evaluation and organisational learning. Prior to joining ATREE, she worked for WWF and for the Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund-Eastern Himalaya Biodiversity Hotspot Program.