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Upper Gangetic Plains moist deciduous forests


Community leader, Conservationist, Naturalist

Years of experience
5-10 years

Vivek Awasthi

U P Voluntary Health Association

Vivek Awasthi is Executive Director with Uttar Pradesh Voluntary Health Association Afforestation Network at Lucknow. He is a postgraduate with 25 year of experience in conceptualizing and managing social development projects. He has expertise in budgeting, planning, execution, policy advocacy, capacity building, and team management.

His areas of working are Health, Gender Equality and Equity, Panchayati Raj (PRA and Decentralization), Nature Conservation (Water Conservation, Solid Waste management & Plantation), and Livelihood (Self Help Groups formation and Orientation).

He has worked with rural community and gram panchyats working on eco-friendly sustainable village development plans, also worked on rain water harvesting and recharging in various districts of Uttar Pradesh. He has developed a model colony on solid waste management in Etawah district, UP under Yamuna Action Plan-II. Vivek is engaged in conservation of wetlands and biodiversity across the state of Uttar Pradesh.