Development Research in Nepal: How Do We Get it Right?

Development research in Nepal has gained tremendous popularity in the last decade; especially given the sudden increase of not-for-profit organizations working for various social causes like women empowerment or income generation for the poor. By development research here, I mean research that is undertaken for social development and betterment. While some of them have been…

Cambodia, Nepal, Rwanda – Lost Opportunities Amidst Shared Commonalities

I have been visiting Rwanda for work on an annual basis, and we recently ventured into Cambodia as well. Having visited and worked in both these countries, I started noticing various commonalities of these countries with Nepal. While Nepal went through the Maoist insurgency; which revolutionized political ideology of masses, Rwanda suffered through mass genocide…