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SIAS Research Forum IV

About Research Forum SIAS research forum is the multifaceted forum where the researchers have an opportunity to present their research works either completed or ongoing so as to update, inform, share and improve their work. It was initiated with the objective to update research activities and progress of different ongoing projects of SIAS, and to […]

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Dharan Pani Chautri 2

Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS) facilitated  Dharan Pani Chautari- 2 organized by Dharan Sub Metropolitan and Dharan Water Supply Management Board on  31 March2017 at Dharan Municipality Hall under the “Climate Adaptive Water Management Plans for Cities in South Asia (CAMPS)” project. The  Pani chautari  which is organized periodically is an interactive knowledge sharing […]

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River Basin Research Sharing Colloquium- Nepal National Water and Weather Week 2017

Water and Energy Commission Secretariat (WECS) supported by Asia Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN), International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS), The Small Earth Nepal (SEN) and World Wildlife Fund (WWF) organized ‘River Basin Research Sharing Colloquium’ as part of Nepal National […]

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Training Workshop on Gender Analysis in Climate Adaptive Water Resource Management 21st and 22nd January, 2017 in Dhulikhel, Nepal

SIAS  organized  two-days residential training workshop on “Gender Analysis in Climate Adaptive Water Resource Management” on 21st and 22nd January, 2017 in Dhulikhel, Nepal. The training workshop was expected to achieve the following objectives. i. Conceptual clarity: Build up common understanding about gender issues in the organizational mainstreaming aspect ii. Skill building : Develop insights […]

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SIAS organized a meeting with Stakeholders at Dharan

Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS) organized a meeting with Stakeholders on  22 December 2016 at Dharan Municipality Hall under the “Climate Adaptive Water Management Plans for Cities in South Asia (CAMPS)” project. The objective of forming a loose network of stakeholders to form Water Knowledge Forum. Its planned that this forum helped to address […]

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Discussion on Fragmented public authority and state un/making in the ‘new’ Republic of Nepal By Andrea Nightingale

Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS) and Martin Chautari organized the discussion on ‘Fragmented public authority and state un/making in the ‘new’ Republic of Nepal’ at Martin Chautari (Dec 22 2016) in collaboration with University of Edinburgh, Forestaction Nepal, WLCN and Wind Power Nepal (12th seminar of the series ‘Himalaya, Climate Change and Development). The […]

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Dhulikhel Water Forum Established

Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS) organized a meeting with local water related stakeholders on 23 November 2016 at Dhulikhel Municipality Office under the “Climate Adaptive Water Management Plans for Cities in South Asia (CAMPS)” project. The objective of the meeting was to adopt and launch the Dhulikhel Water Forum formally and with a consensus. […]

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Workshop on Conflict Analysis

Workshop on Conflict Analysis was organised on 24-25 October 2016 at UEA, Norwich. The two-day workshop was organised by the CoCooR Project ‘Conflict and Cooperation over REDD+ in Mexico, Nepal and Vietnam’ supported by University of East Anglia, Netherlands organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and UK aid. The workshop brought together CoCooR research team, with […]

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Developing Research Skills: Methodological and Proposal Writing Workshop

Nepal Administrative Staff College (NASC) & Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS) organized  “Developing Research Skills: Methodological and Proposal Writing Workshop” from 23 to 24 October at NASC, Diksha Sadan, Lalitpur to enhance and build research capacity of NASC faculties and transfer practical skills to prepare research proposal. The sessions was focused on ways to […]

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Stakeholder Engagement & Policy Dialogue

Stakeholder Engagement and Policy Dialogue on ‘Transforming Forest Conflicts in the Context of REDD+ Implementation in Nepal’ was organised by Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS) and Univeristy of East Anglia on Aug 24, 2016 at Yala Maya Kendra, PatanDhoka.

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A two-day Residential Think Tank Meeting

A two-day Residential Think Tank Meeting on ‘Mobilizations for Forest Rights and their Policy Uptake: Lessons and Opportunities for REDD+ Nepal’ was organized on Aug 22 and 23, 2016 at Dhulikhel. The meeting was organized in collaboration between Southasia Institute Of Advance Studies, Forest Action, and University of East Anglia.

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Inception workshop on Climate Change and Equitable Water Management Practices and Policies

To embark the “Climate Adaptive Water Management Plans for Cities in South Asia (CAMPS)” project, SIAS organized an Inception workshop entitled “Climate Change and Equitable Water Management Practices and Policies” on 3rd August, 2016 in Dhulikhelcity.About 40 representatives from diverse stakeholdersincluding the research team, District Forest Officer, District Soil Conservation Officer, Executive Officer of Dhulikhel […]

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Photovoice Exhibition in the Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya

‘Photovoice Exhibition’ was organized in the ‘Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya’ on 27-29 July 2016. The conference was organised by Social Science Baha in partnership with Association for Nepal and Himalayan Studies, Britain-Nepal Academic Council, Centre for Himalayan Studies-CNRS & Nepal Academic Network (Japan). Altogether, 30 photos from Lamjung and Chitwan was […]

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NASC Discussion Series on “Rethinking Public Administration for Deepening Deliberative Governance: Insights from Forest Governance Practices in Nepal”

Nepal Administrative Staff College, Research and Consulting Department  and Southasia Institute of Advanced studies is jointly organized  a NASC Discussion series 27 on 30 May 2016 (17 Jestha 2073) Monday  15:00-17:00 hrs  at Khaptad Hall Dikshya Sadan at NASC complex. The Discussion was  delivered by  Dr. Hemant R Ojha on  “Rethinking Public Administration for Deepening […]

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“Future Himalaya Dialogue” May 23- 24, 2016

British Academy International Partnership and Mobility Award Funded “Future Himalaya Dialogue” was  organized on May 23-24, 2016. The event was organized by The University of Edinburgh Department of Anthropology and Global Development Academy, in collaboration with Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies, ForestAction, Institute of Social and Environmental Transition (ISET) Nepal, and Women Leading for Change in […]

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Talk Program on Post-Earthquake Disaster Governance in Nepal: Reflections from Practice and Policy

Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS) in collaboration with University of New South Wales (UNSW), Australia organized a talk program on 10 May, 2016 entitled Post-Earthquake Disaster Governance in Nepal: Reflections from Practice and Policy.The talk program was anticipated to promote sharing among key Nepal recovery stakeholders to exchange ideas and provide strategic feedback for […]

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Experts’ Consultation on Challanges and Opportunties for Achieving Water Security

Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies organized a Experts’ Consultation on Challanges and Opportunities  for Achieving Water Security in the  Upper  Roshi Watershed, Dhulikhel, Kavre Valley on May 7-8 2016 at Dhulikel. The workshop  examined the evolving land use change dynamics on the Roshi River watershed area in upstream Dhulikhel, to understand how changes in mining, agriculture, forestry, […]

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Inception Workshop on “Developing Impact Pathway for Cities Under The Initiative Cities and Climate Change”

Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS) in  partnership with International Development Research Centre (IDRC),  and in collaboration with Center for Ecology and Development Research (CEDAR), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) in India, University of New South Wales  and University of Sydney  organized a residential workshop on “Developing Impact Pathway  for Cities Under The Initiative […]

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