Nepal

January, 2019

  • 15 January

    Nepal’s Silent Emergency: Springs Going Dry

    Nepal’s emission of greenhouse gases maybe small, but its annual growth rate is already the highest in South Asia.

  • 14 January

    Trade War Bad news for South Asia

    South Asia runs the grave risk of becoming caught in the US-China turf war and being forced into non-inclusive and unbalanced trade relations.

  • 7 January

    Hydro-Powering Peace in South Asia

    Policymakers in South Asia should consider that while proximate environmental conflicts are the key impediments to region's hydro projects, environmental factors can also be instrumental in building lasting peace.

February, 2018

  • 25 February

    Why Nepal Wants to Stay Poor

    At a time when Nepal is hoping for more foreign aid to support new federal structure, it does not want to lose potential funding by being identified as a developing nation.

December, 2017

  • 25 December

    Nepal’s Leftist Victory And the Changing Trans-Himalayan Order

    With a leftist-alliance government at federal and most provincial levels, Nepal has the chance to work on the diversification of its overwhelming dependence on India by connecting more with China.

October, 2017

  • 29 October

    Milk to Meat: A Nepali Village Diversifies

    After the 2015 earthquake, a small village in Nepal which depended entirely on making traditional milk-based sweets has diversified into poultry and fish farming.

  • 9 October

    Preparing for the Expected in Nepal

    Natural disasters strike randomly, they do not choose a country. The issue then is how you prepare for these disasters in countries like Nepal where resources are not properly deployed towards initial preparedness that could help in the actual relief efforts.

April, 2017

  • 10 April

    South Asia Braces for Intense Heat This Summer

    With temperatures already topping 40 degrees Celsius in many places and a weak monsoon forecast, southern Asia is likely to suffer through yet another recording-breaking summer

  • 2 April

    Pakistan Ranked Happiest Country in South Asia

    Pakistan is ranked as the happiest country in South Asia. Israel in Middle East, Uzbekistan in Central Asia, Costa Rica in Central and South America and Algeria in Africa are ranked happiest countries in their respective regions in the 2017 World Happiness Report.

September, 2016

  • 10 September

    Melting Glaciers May Impact Hydropower Plans

    The World Water Week has put the focus back into shrinking glaciers but the jury is still out on the impacts they will have on the flow in snow-fed rivers and hydropower generation.