Bal Krishna Basnet
Bal Krishna Basnet is the documentation officer with the Informal Sector Service Center (INSEC) in Nepalgunj, Nepal. He is responsible for providing direct legal services to underserved communities and managing various aspects of the organization’s communications strategy. Prior to 2008, when he began work with INSEC, Bal Krishna was a human rights officer with the Kathmandu-based NGO INHURED International, which advocates on behalf of various marginalized communities in Nepal. He earned an LL.B. from Nepal Law Campus and bachelors and masters degrees in sociology from Tri-Chandra Multiple College.
As a PILnet International Fellow, Bal Krishna will be developing a project to expand legal protections related to the right to food in Nepal.