Data for Development (D4D) in Nepal Program

The D4D phase II aims to strengthen data and information ecosystems at the provincial and local spheres. Implemented by The Asia Foundation in partnership with Development Initiatives with funding from UK aid, the D4D phase II program support government and non-government stakeholders who have the knowledge and capabilities to demand, produce and use data for evidence-based decision-making that addresses local development challenges. Through this the D4D phase II program works to strengthen functional, inclusive, and locally led data ecosystem in Nepal. This video provides a short introduction to the D4D program, its purpose and impact.

Program Objectives

  • Improve coordination among federal, provincial, and local government and non-government actors in data and statistics production.

  • Provincial, local, and non-government actors increase use of evidence-based, participatory decision-making processes.

  • Increase availability of better data and analysis at the provincial and local spheres to support evidence-based decision making.

Program Partners

Program Products

March 10, 2023

Diagnostic of municipality data management in Nepal and evaluating Integrated Data Management Systems as a solution

Open Knowledge Nepal (OKN) is a member of the Data for Development (D4D) programme which is coordinated by The Asia Foundation. As a part of D4D, OKN launched the ‘Data Unit Strengthening Program’ in Tulsipur […]
March 9, 2023

Connecting local data ecosystems: Policy Brief

Nepal became a federal state in 2015. As a result, a new layer of local administration was created and local governments took on a number of crucial responsibilities. For federalism to succeed at the local […]
January 13, 2023

Microfinance in Nepal: Trends and Challenges

Microfinance in Nepal: Trends and Challenges In furtherance to D4D’s commitment to support and expand the community of women in data, the Women’s Entrepreneur Data (WEData) project was envisioned to study existing data on women’s […]