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Bibhu Prasad Nayak

The Energy and Resources Institute

Bibhu Prasad Nayak is a researcher with more than ten years of experiences of working on environmental and resource governance issues in India. He is an economist by training and currently works as a Fellow at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi, India. He was part of the recently completed study on Open Government Data for Improved Governance of Extractive Energy Industries in India, supported by IDRC and World Wide Web Foundation (ODDC Programme). He worked on community based resource management institutions for his doctoral research at Jawaharlal Nehru University and Institute of Economic Growth, New Delhi, India. He travelled extensively in rural areas of different states in India for the fieldwork and worked on several research projects and consultancies in the areas of governance of natural resources. Prior to TERI, he worked as an Assistant Professor at Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru, India.