Wangchu Bhutia, KTK - BELT, Nepal
Wangchu Bhutia, originally from Sankhuwasabha District, is the Education and Livelihoods Program Officer at KTK-BELT project. With a Bachelors degree in Science, he possesses over seven years' experience in biodiversity conservation, NTFP cultivation, nursery management and eco-tourism. He has worked with TMI, Red Panda Network and other conservation agencies in remote regions of Nepal. Wangchu is currently leading the field implementation of the BELT Farmer and BELT outdoor education program where he delivers nature-based modules to sixth-grade students and training to local small holder farmers. In 2016, he carried out KTK-BELT's first pangolin assessment in all regions of Yangshila. Wangchu also works on research, planning, and implementation in KTK-BELT's Lumbasumba project.