Dr Ritesh Kumar

Director, Wetlands International South Asia

Dr Ritesh Kumar is the Director of Wetlands International South Asia. A wetlands practitioner with over two decades of experience, Dr Kumar has led management planning for several wetlands in South Asia, and coordinated multiple-disciplinary projects on various dimensions of wetlands conservation and wise use. He has also been a part of key policy making processes related with Indian wetlands. As a member of the Scientific and Technical Review Panel of the Ramsar Convention, Dr Kumar has led the drafting of guidance on social dimensions of wetlands management.  He has also served as Coordinating Lead Author on assessments of IPBES, Global Wetlands Outlook of the Ramsar Convention, and the Global Peatlands Assessment.



An introduction to wetland management techniques
(Foundation course, Unit 3, Topic 2)