Mr. Budha Magar is a Policy and Research Analyst who has worked in development sector for more than six year, mostly as a researcher, but also as a practitioner.
He is a recipient of ‘Open Society Foundation Scholarship Award 2013/14’ for studying MA in Human Rights and Cultural Diversity from University of Essex, England. He has also received ‘Research Grant Award’ from a joint-venture project of Kathmandu University and National Centers for Competence in Research North-South (NCCR North-South) while pursuing his MA in Development Studies from Kathmandu University, Nepal, in 2011.
Mr. Budha Magar is an inspiring youth, from a very poor family of a remote village in Rukum district, Nepal. He started his earlier career as a manual- worker, finally becoming a Program Coordinator in a reputed non-governmental organization called KIRDARC (Karnali Integrated Rural Development and Research Center) that promotes human rights. At present, he is also a visiting lecturer in Kathmandu University. In the past, he has worked on many research works for different institution such as Nepal Participatory Action Network (NEPAN), Kathmandu University, NCCR North-South, Minority Rights Group International (MRG London), and Human Rights Clinic (University of Essex) on various policy issues. His research experience primarily focus in social inclusion, human rights and food security.
Mr. Prakash envisages becoming an influential person to end hunger and promote human dignity globally.