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 Partners

Program Products

July 11, 2023

Data and Digital Literacy Handbook Nepali Version

The Data and Digital Literacy Handbook, is a joint project of the Shequal Foundation and the Data for Development (D4D) Program. This resource is will come handy to provide information and abilities to navigate the […]
June 22, 2023

Status of decision-making in Madhesh, Lumbini, and Karnali provinces

Data-driven decision-making is the practice of using data and evidence to inform the development and implementation of policies. Policymakers can make more informed decisions by using data. The use of data increases transparency and accountability, […]
June 8, 2023

Political Economic Analysis: Data governance at the local level

The study found that local governments were not prioritizing data for planning processes, after 5 years of operation. Elected representatives tended to make populist decisions, ignoring data and evidence, which led to a disregard for […]