Nepal

Locating Public Finance Dynamics in Education in Nepal

The main objective of this project is to enhance understandings of the causes of corruption within the school education sector in Nepal by analyzing the manner in which differently located social actors interpret meanings and measure moral and legal ... Midterm report 2017: While it will be too early to say definitively about the results in relation to the project objectives and outcomes, this section details the outputs of the various components of the project.

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Science and Power in Participatory Forestry (SCIFOR)

With the purposes of improving forest conservation as well as rural peoples’ livelihoods in less developed countries, local communities are increasingly becoming involved in managing forests. Yet, evidence that these purposes are met is scarce, and ... Project Completion Report: SCIFOR examines the justifications, motivations, and role in practical forest management of scientific forestry principles as it unfolds in educative institutions, bureaucracies, and communities and forests – focusi ...

Transiting to green growth: natural resources in Nepal

In recent years, increasing global concerns for the well-being of the earth’s environmental resources and growing human population has led to the emergence of the concept of the green economy: how can human well-being and environmental resource mana ... First-year report 2016: The aim is to understand the global production network for Nepalese medicinal and aromatic plants, from harvesting sites to end user consumption decisions. Data collection in the 15 district survey and the Tibet border ...

Nepal on the move: Conflict, migration and stability

Migration within Nepal, to India and to join the British army have been practiced for generations. However, flows of migration have intensified during the decade of armed conflict. Migrant destinations such as the Gulf countries, Europe, North Ameri ... Project completion report: The project has contributed substantial new knowledge on a range of migration patterns and practices and their societal implications for the development of Nepalese society. This pertains to both internal migration ...

Building Stronger Universities II – KU

Objective: The overall objective of the partnership programme is to strengthen Kathmandu University's (KU) capacity to carry out quality research and PhD education on major social, economic, and technical aspects of societal development in Ne ...

Do the methods matter? Comparing intra-household versus household level approach to quantifying income in Nepal

Abstract: Lack of studies comparing household’s income at household and intrahousehold level means that there is scant/no evidence on the differences in income estimates when using household and individual as a unit of analysis across dif ...

All-Women vs. Mixed-Gender Community Forest User Groups in Nepal; which model serves womens interests best?

Abstract: Although there are, on paper, 1072 All-Women Community Forest User Groups (AWCFUGs) in Nepal, this concept, and its impact on female empowerment, decision-making, participation and so forth has never been fully explored. Drawing on th ...
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