Mr. Bhola Bhattarai is an advocacy expert in natural resource management sector in Nepal. He has been volunteering to promote community-based forestry for livelihoods of the poor and marginalized peoples of remote villages of Nepal. Mr. Bhattarai is currently engaging with youth group of civil society to strengthen volunteerism in Nepal. After becoming the member of IAVE (in 2017), Mr. Bhattarai involved in number of trainings and mobilizing thousands of youth and other groups in development sector. Currently, Bhattarai is working with Chepang (one of the marginalized Indigenous communities) to organize and mobilized them for conservation and livelihoods.