. Vice-President, ISET-International; Member of the Board, ISET-Nepal; Member of the Royal Nepal Academy of Science and Technology
and the New York Academy of Sciences
Nepal's former Minister for Water Resources (2003), Mr. Gyawali is also member of the International Advisory Board of the US-based Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, which produced the study on Human Choice and Climate Change and member of the International Research Committee of the Regional Centre for Strategic Studies in Colombo.
has served on several government commissions related to Himalayan water and energy resources development in Nepal.
has published extensively both academically and in the popular press on water resource, environment and development issues.
helped found Nepal Water Conservation Foundation.
Until 1996, he served as Chairman of Grameen Swabalamban Bikas Kendra, a grassroots NGO working for rural poverty alleviation with 800 income generating groups in 14 districts of Nepal.
He has served as Chairman of Duryog Nivaran, a South Asian initiative promoting alternative perspectives on disaster mitigation, particularly floods, droughts and conflict-related stress.