Dharan Paani Chautari IV, 13th January 2018

Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies facilitated on 4th series of Dharan Paani Chautari on 13th January 2018. The fourth series was organized with theme of ‘’Ground water Recharge in Dharan: Policy into Practice’’  at Sunsari Chamber of Commerce and Industry Hall. Dharan PaniChautari is organized by Dharan Sub Metropolitan City and Dharan Water Management Supply…

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SIAS co-organised Climate Change Conference, 4-5 Jan 2018

Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS) participated and collaborated with Ministry of Population and Environment (MOPE) for a two day climate change management conference organized in Itahari, Sunsari state no 1, Nepal along with organizations like ICIMOD,UNDP,  Care, WWF, Practical Action and LIBIRD.  The theme of conference was Building climate resilience of flood prone area…

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Climate Dialogue-II on Dec 17 2017 at Yala Maya Kendra

Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and University of New South Wales (UNSW) are jointly  organized  ‘Climate Dialogue-II’ on 17th December, 2017 (9.30 am-12.30 pm) at Yala Maya Kendra, Patan Dhoka. The main objective of the dialogue was  to discuss on updates of the national ongoing policy processes in climate…

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Mid-Term Review and Learning Synthesis Workshop of Climate Adaptive Water Management Practices and Strategies for South Asian Cities (CAMPS), 11-13 Dec 2017, Dehradoon, India

Partners in the CAMPS project gathered to share information on progress achieved so far, challenges, lesson learnt and the way forward at a mid-term progress review workshop on 11 to 13 December 2017 in Dehradoon, India. The CAMPS project has already crossed the mid-point of the 3 year of the initiative of action research on…

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Dhulikhel Municipality signed MOU with Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS)

On 8th November 2017, Dhulikhel Municipality signed MOU with Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS), a lead policy-research institute to carry out research based policy actions on environmental management, climate change, water, urbanization, capacity building of local institutions, natural resource management and sustainable development among others in Dhulikhel Municipality. After almost 4 years of active…

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CCMCC Annual Meeting

Researchers, NGO partners and stakeholders of the DFID / NWO-WOTRO funded Conflict and Cooperation in the Management of Climate Change programme in Nepal gathered to reflect on key lessons learnt from research conducted in the country over the past four years. Four research projects working in Nepal presented their findings and their recommendations to promote…

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Research Result Sharing Workshop

SIAS organized “Research Result Sharing Workshop” on 27th of October, 2017 for the CAMPS Masters’ Thesis Grantees. The objective of the event was to share the final or ongoing research result for the feedback from the experts’ panel including the professors from UNSW and UNSYD. The objective of the workshop was also to prepare students for the prospective working paper out of the research work. The event helped students on…

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REFRAMING NEPAL’S PLANNING COMMISSION

The newly appointed Vice Chair of Nepal’s National Planning Commission (NPC), Mr S Wagle, who represents the young generation of Nepalese scholars, spoke to the media shortly after the appointment that one of his priorities as the new head of the NPC is to transform NPC itself into a ‘think tank’. Writer Indeed, his intention…

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