FORA.tv Speaker - Ashok Khosla

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Biography

Dr. Ashok Khosla is the President of Development Alternatives and the Chairman and CEO of Technology and Action for Rural Advancement (TARA). Previously, he set up and headed the Office of Environmental Planning and Coordination within the Government of India, and was Director of INFOTERRA in the United Nations Environment Programme. Dr. Khosla was Special Advisor to the Brundtland Commission, and served as advisor to the United Nations, World Bank, GEF, and various other inter-governmental and government agencies. He was also advisor to the MacArthur Foundation, IDR, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, and other independent international bodies. In addition, he is a member of the National Security Advisory Board, the Science Advisory Council to the Cabinet, and the National Environment Council of the Government of India.

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