Dr. Prashar's work as Project Officer focuses on the implementation of ongoing programs of mainstreaming DRR/CCA into development planning and implementation processes in the Asia-Pacific region. In addition, he undertakes desk research, prepares analytical reports and guidelines, coordinates with governments and development partners, organizes and facilitates training programs and helps prepare content for training modules/manuals.
Prior to being Program Coordinator, Dr. Prashar was a Consultant for ADPC since October 2012.
Dr. Prashar earned his Ph.D. in Global Environmental Studies/Management from Kyoto University in Japan. He has several published works in international peer reviewed journals and wrote many book chapters in the area of urban risk, disaster risk reduction, environment management, climate change, community-based disaster risk reduction and resilience assessment.