May 29, 2024

Data Nexus: Encouraging Development and Governance

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 […]
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 […]
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.
March 23, 2021

Nepal’s data landscape

Diagnostic of the current state of national data infrastructures across Nepal and recommendations for the further development of the country's national statistical system under federalism
March 23, 2021

Report – Nepal’s Evolving Data Community

The report highlights the recent progress achieved by Nepal’s data community and important lessons and approaches that can guide the community’s future progress