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 […]
January 13, 2023

Microfinance in Nepal: What’s gone wrong and how it can be turned around.

Microfinance in Nepal: What’s gone wrong and how it can be turned around. [DI and WEData, in partnership with The Asia Foundation, recently completed a study on microfinance in Nepal. Its findings and recommendations have […]
December 28, 2022

Census Observation – Nepal Census 2021

D4D along with Karnali Integrated Rural Development & Research Center (KIRDARC) and members of the National Statistics Office (NSO) and National Planning Commission (NPC) carried out census observation of Nepal’s most recent Census 2021. This […]
September 25, 2022

Local Government (LG) Data Fellowship

The LG Data Fellowship aims to assist municipal bodies in getting the data digitized and better used for decision-making. It offers the opportunity to work closely with various personnel in municipalities and other stakeholders.
June 30, 2022

Digital Conclave Partnership

Envisioning a digital Nepal, D4D endorsed Digital Nepal Conclave 2022 as a developmental partner.
May 29, 2022

Mission Oxygen

D4D teamed up with RAN, BSN and BEFN to create the Mission Oxygen Team with NBA to combat the shortage of biomedical equipment during the COVID-19 crisis.
April 29, 2022

Statistical Literacy Handbook

D4D supported a joint initiative by NPC and CBS to strengthen knowledge and skills of sub-national government in data and digital literacy.