Pradeep Mahapatra

Secretay & Chief Executive

Am a Development Catalyst with 28 years of experience in managing human relationships, environmental and development initiatives especially on Community Resilience, exposed to local & regional NGOs, International NGOs like CARE-India, CYSD- Plan, shouldered responsibility in undertaking massive livelihoods-restoration from super-cycloe-1999 onwards.
am spearheading UDYAMA, ( ) as founder , undertaking citizen-action on DRR ,END-WATER-POVERTY-campaign, Deepening-Governance & Capitalizing-Mainstream resources-impact-towards livelihoods & Community-Disaster-Resilient-process &Climate Justice, human rights alongwith life-skill-building and demonstrating sustainable consumption and production with rejuvenating rich social & ecological capital ,
with steady resilient development walk,UDYAMA has accredited-organizations with UNECOSOC,UN-Global-Compact, GNDRR, UNCONGO, UNFCCC, UNEP- ( SCP)UN-Climate-Caucus ,GNDR, NGO-gateway, WASH-forum NAADRR,CDRN, SPHERE-India, WSSCCC, SusanA, stakeholders’ forum and Water-Climate-Coalition, ACCRN. UDYAMA has awarded as one of International-Award for Environment,+udyama&start=10&sa=N ,I am a team-player working in tough & challenging-conditions & managing-major conflicts are my strength , undertake Next-Development-Challenges .Some-time I undertake action-research and evaluations
As passion am working with community-directly to change-culture of self resilience and negotiations,file:///C:/Users/User/Downloads/Shri%20Pradeep%20Mohapatra%20%20Karmaveer%20Chakra%20Award.pdf
Professional Association
• Network Member of International-climate-variability & change ,
• Life-member of Indian Association of Soil and Water-Conservation, Deheradun, India.
• Life-Member of Orissa Environmental Society, Bhubaneswar.
• Life member in India Water Partnership ( GWP)
• Life Member of Indian Red Cross society
• Net work member, MANAGE, HYDERABAD, India
• Network member of RRA( Revitalizing Rainfed Agriculture)
• Network member of SRI India
• Network member of Stakeholder Forum
• Network Member of End Water Poverty
• Network Member of WSSCCC
• Network member of eradication of Hunger & Poverty
• Network member of Water Climate Coalition
• Network-Member, National-Institutes of Environment-Professionals
• Member Global Network Member of DRR
• Network Member of Urban Poverty , Migration & livelihoods
• Network Member ACCCRN
Network Member CIVICUS
Network Member ESP
• Roster Expert UNHABITAT
• Observer UNFCCC
• Roster-Expert CDKN
• Observer-UNCCD
• Network-member Orissa-Disaster Resilient Development-forum , , ;
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Pradeep is a member of the following Themes, Networks or Projects

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SDC Climate Change & Environment Network

The CC&E Network provides a knowledge exchange platform for development practitioners, organizations and SDC staff and partners working in and around climate change and environment issues
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Drylands Resource Guide

This guide highlights research and learning for climate change hotspots, with annotations from ASSAR academics to guide you to the most relevant and useful information for your work.
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Transnational climate impacts

Climate change – and adaptation to it – will occur in a globalized, hyper-connected world. 
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This 5-year research project seeks to better understand barriers and enablers to widespread transformative adaptation to advance adaptive livelihoods for vulnerable groups
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Disasters and Climate Change

Generating knowledge to integrate disaster risk reduction (DRR) with equitable, sustainable and resilient development, recognizing that development and DRR are interlinked.  
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Synergies between Adaptation and Mitigation

Exploring the co-benefits of adaptation and mitigation.
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