Dr Binod Chapagain As data shows, 70% of cocoa comes from West Africa alone, and cocoa grown in the Ivory Coast makes up 43% of the total world cocoa and 60% of the country’s [...]Read more Strengthening social responsibility in transnational trade (‘S’ factor in ESG)
Major political battle is over, and economic journey begins Currently there is a hot political debate on whether Nepal can sustain new federalism. The debate mainly [...]Read more Entrepreneurship is the Key to Nepal’s Prosperity
By Dr Basundhara Bhattarai As we move further into post-Paris climate policy world, climate finance debate has occupied a centre stage. This is a good thing. However, most of [...]Read more Good climate finance is not enough: we need climate finance that is gender responsive
By Dr Hemant Ojha @ojhahemant1 PhD education is in crisis, creating distress and misery in the lives of many who embark on this problematic educational offering coming from [...]Read more PhD education requires a radical improvement
Bridging Research and Practice for Catalysing Change By Dr Hemant R Ojha @ojhahemant1 Is it possible to do a good research as well as become an agent of change? James Watson [...]Read more Bridging Research and Practice for Catalysing Change
Five ways local governments can improve their effectiveness in implementing sustainability strategies in practice.
By Guest Writer Asha Kayla In my 12 years’ experience of working in Corporate Sustainability roles, I have learned many lessons about implementing strategies. From my [...]Read more Five ways local governments can improve their effectiveness in implementing sustainability strategies in practice.
Dr Hemant R Ojha If you have just completed Master’s and want to continue through a PhD, then spending 4-5 years on a new research project is justifiable so you can be awarded [...]Read more Why spend 5 additional years for PhD if you have equivalent published works already?
By Dr Basundhara BhattaraiFor several decades now, ‘poverty reduction’ has remained a buzz word in international development. Despite some good progress made in poverty [...]Read more Why do some development programs hurt the poor despite good intentions?