Unlocking Opportunities: Empowering Financial Inclusion in Rural Nepal

Santosh Adhikari and Menila Kharel

Tika Rawat, a 30-year-old from Shantinagar Rural Municipality in Dang, operates a small grocery shop

Why Nepal needs deliberative democracy

Simone Galimberti

On January 8, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal said something very remarkable, something that should

No, more for the super-rich does not mean less for the poor
Rainer Zitelmann

According to Oxfam, the world’s five richest men were worth a combined 405 billion US

As Nepal government issues new Health Sector GESI Strategy 2023, focus must be on its implementation
Pragya Lamsal

Last month, the Nepal government issued a new Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Strategy

Education in Shanghai: What can Nepal learn?
Baburam Thapa and Dinesh Kumar Thapa

Shanghai is often cited as one success story on education. It is evidenced by its

Opinion | Rape trial in Nepal is an endless journey
Sabina Acharya

The recent verdict in the rape trial of Nepali cricketer Sandip Lamichhane has provided some

“Say no to tobacco”: How possible is it in Nepal?
Rhishav Sapkota

On November 28, 2023, Kathmandu Metropolitan City issued a statement prohibiting the sale of tobacco

Bhutan election: Why the Bhutanese must vote wisely
Ram Karki

Bhutan is voting tomorrow, January 9. This is Bhutan’s fourth general elections after it declared

Making procurement in INGOs fairer
Mohan Rai

A disclaimer at the outset: I am writing this piece based on a limited strata

Long read | How development projects can go wrong when they disregard the rights of the indigenous people
RK Tamang and Simone Galimberti

Indigenous people across the country had one basic expectation when Nepal decided to embrace federalism,

Issues and prospects in developing resilient infrastructure in Nepal
Dr Govinda Raj Pokharel

In the 21st century, the prosperity of a nation or society depends on the seamless

Revisiting Nepal’s inclusion policy
Ashansa Mulmi

In the aftermath of the tumultuous ‘People’s War’, the fervor of historically marginalized communities led

Twenty-four years after Indian Airlines plane hijacking: What lessons did Nepal learn?
Narayan Adhikari

This day in 1999, an unfortunate event that happened rocked the South Asian region by

Why the ‘US-funded’ MCC projects in Nepal must break away from the cycles of delays and cost overruns
Mahabir Paudyal

Prolonged delays and cost overruns are the major setbacks bedeviling Nepal’s infrastructure projects–including the national