Arun Shumshere Rana
Senior Project Officer, South Asia Department, Asian Development Bank

Arun Rana is based in ADB’s Nepal Resident Mission as focal person for the agriculture, natural resources, and rural development sector. As the country focal, he is responsible for supporting the South Asia Department in developing and implementing investment projects in this sector. He holds a master’s degree in Natural Resources Management from Kathmandu University, Nepal and a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Economics and Management from the University of Georgia, United States.


In Nepal’s mountain eco-regions, the needs of women and vulnerable groups were considered in designing a project that protects water resources from climate risks.

Case Study

Science-based solutions help rural communities manage water resources sustainably and build resilience against climate change impacts.