Reviewing the support and promotion of traditional wool rug (radi/pakhi) making in Rukum East – a green job pilot-project in high mountain communities of Nepal – as ground evidence to inform local green policy and programming. Download…
This research report delves into the intricate interplay between climate change, disasters, and development, shedding light on the complex dynamics and significant impacts that emerge from their interactions in the context of Nepal, a country highly vulnerable…
UMN published this book for the purpose of sensitization and capacity building on disability inclusion of UMN and UMN partners’ staff, and disability inclusion related close stakeholders such as local government and other like-minded organizations. The key…
A collection of 12 success stories from the ‘Achieving Inclusive Development through Community-Based Rehabilitation’ Project which ran from 2016-2022 in Yasodhara Rural Municipality, Kapilvastu. These stories include changes of attitude towards those with disabilities in their families…
Significant progress and structural reforms have been achieved in getting more adolescents into schools in Nepal. However, dropping out still remains the major challenge in continuing this progress. There are numerous literatures on studying- who drops out?…
One of the prominent internationally accepted development strategies for achieving self-reliance of a community is through the formation of local groups and empowering/Mobilisation them as an actor of change. Despite being the principal development  strategy, the effectiveness,…
What is this and why? During the facilitation of the participatory process on raising gender awareness and as participants looked into their own lives on how gender affected them, many revealing and inspiring personal experiences have been…
These policy briefs encapsulate the key learning and suggest recommendations related to two different environment and climate adaptation projects of UMN. Download Issue 1: Reviving the degrading ponds of Kapilvastu Download Issue 2: Diversifying sources of climate…
Rays of Hope is a compilation of case stories of recovery experienced by individuals living with mental illness. These stories have been gathered between 2012-2015 from Doti, Bajhang, Rupandehi, Rukum and Dhading, where UMN runs Mental Health…
The research is in-line with Nepal Government’s National Plan of Action (NPA) Against Trafficking in Persons, focusing on prevention strategies.  This study aims to understand people’s vulnerability through their livelihood assets, together with mapping recruitment and transportation…