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Planning and the Politics of Markets: Some Lessons from Financial Regulation in Nepal

Katharine N. Rankin
2001 International Planning Studies  
Rural credit surveys conducted by the Nepal Central Bank have begun, for instance, to disaggregate households by gender and thus to document a need for designating women as a special category for assistance  ...  Speci cally, the paper examines recent initiatives in Nepal to maintain a role for banking as an instrument of social planning through policies requiring banks to target some of their lending to the rural  ... 
doi:10.1080/13563470120026550 fatcat:bcpyav565neshp5krxvqccwlqu

Design principles for renewable energy programs in developing countries

Benjamin K. Sovacool
2012 Energy & Environmental Science  
for how policymakers and development planners can improve future renewable energy projects.  ...  Table 1 1 Twelve lessons and 42 factors associated with successful renewable energy development programs a Lesson Factor Bangladesh China Laos Mongolia Nepal Sri Lanka India Indonesia Malaysia  ... 
doi:10.1039/c2ee22468b fatcat:uk2yzip7fnhqhezepqbyhljkey

The organisation of health care in Nepal

Helen Bentley
1995 International Journal of Nursing Studies  
The focus of this paper is to examine the organisation of health care in Nepal from the literature available.  ...  Perhaps planners, in an effort to bring about a more equitable distribution of health care to the rural areas of Nepal are missing one of the most basic problem areas-that of adult female illiteracy.  ...  In order to make this strategy a reality in Nepal, PHC for the rural population needs to be designed in ways congruent with custom.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0020-7489(94)00044-k pmid:7665314 fatcat:3to6l4e52bgvrnrlixqsm3v3le

Book Review: Energy Use in Mountain Areas: Trends and Patterns in China, India, Nepal and Pakistan

Prof Naim Hamdia Afgan
2001 Mountain Research and Development  
The mountains of the Hindu Kush-Himalaya (HKH) are rural, an example of a region with common features reflecting specific needs for local planning and management programs.  ...  Bansal of the Center for Energy Studies, Indian Institute of Technologies, New Delhi, India; Dr Kamal Banskota and Mr Bikash Sharma of the Center for Resources and Environmental Study, Kathmandu, Nepal  ... 
doi:10.1659/0276-4741(2001)021[0403:euimat]2.0.co;2 fatcat:ds2otsurxnaqbaotg4kcon4ul4

Governing development: neoliberalism, microcredit, and rational economic woman

Katharine N. Rankin
2001 Economy and Society  
Acknowledgements Research for this paper was conducted under the auspices of a Fulbright-Hays Research Grant.  ...  I am grateful to the anonymous reviewers, Chris Cavanagh, Susan Christopherson, Amrita Daniere, Kim England, Kanishka Goonewardena, Stacy Pigg, Norma Rantisi, and Sue Ruddick for their comments on an earlier  ...  For example, some planners have begun to justify the concept of commercial banks' participation in rural nance in terms of market rationality.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03085140122912 fatcat:4lybjv66jrh6rfws4ttswrdcwi

Governing development: neoliberalism, microcredit, and rational economic woman

Katharine N. Rankin
2001 Economy and Society  
Acknowledgements Research for this paper was conducted under the auspices of a Fulbright-Hays Research Grant.  ...  I am grateful to the anonymous reviewers, Chris Cavanagh, Susan Christopherson, Amrita Daniere, Kim England, Kanishka Goonewardena, Stacy Pigg, Norma Rantisi, and Sue Ruddick for their comments on an earlier  ...  For example, some planners have begun to justify the concept of commercial banks' participation in rural nance in terms of market rationality.  ... 
doi:10.1080/03085140020019070 fatcat:t4guckx5s5cjrbs5ld5y443plm

Is evidence-informed urban health planning a myth or reality? Lessons from a qualitative assessment in three Asian cities

2019 Health Policy and Planning  
City governments have the potential to act as a hub for multi-sectoral planning. Our results highlight the tensions this brings, with health receiving less attention than other sector priorities.  ...  on data use include constrained resources and limitations of current planning approaches, alongside data duplication and limited co-ordination within Dhaka's pluralistic system, limited opportunities for  ...  Acknowledgements The authors would also like to acknowledge the city and government authorities in Hanoi, Dhaka and Pokhara for their valuable time and for supporting the study in their cities.  ... 
doi:10.1093/heapol/czz097 pmid:31603206 pmcid:PMC6913712 fatcat:fl5lrnzbpvdftokv5fxzh7iu3u

Community Development as a Strategy to Rural Development

Kailash Pyakuryal
2008 Occasional Papers in Sociology and Anthropology  
Human settlements are found both in rural, as well as, urban areas, but rural development programs are designed to affe?t .rural people.  ...  Commonly addressed issues are rural pove rty, ,Iliteracy, ill health, regional disparity, unequal power or the other. Rural development aims to improve the standard of living of rural people.  ...  of a rural community in Nepal: i.  ... 
doi:10.3126/opsa.v3i0.1076 fatcat:bv2clnor2vauzm4bg53sa37sei

Hydropower for Energy in Nepal

Shaligram Pokharel
2001 Mountain Research and Development  
Moreover, planners should also initiate programs that allow for a sufficient capacity margin, which could be around 20% for a growing economy such as Nepal.  ...  MSPokharel@ntu.edu.sg Shaligram Pokharel worked as an energy planner at the Water and Energy Commission, Secretariat of His Majesty's Government of Nepal, for about 14 years.  ... 
doi:10.1659/0276-4741(2001)021[0004:hfein]2.0.co;2 fatcat:ze6ovejv75hvpa7sytzba3ejwu

Developing and Costing Local Strategies to Improve Maternal and Child Health: The Investment Case Framework

Eliana Jimenez Soto, Sophie La Vincente, Andrew Clark, Sonja Firth, Alison Morgan, Zoe Dettrick, Prarthna Dayal, Bernardino M. Aldaba, Beena Varghese, Laksono Trisnantoro, Yogendra Prasai
2012 PLoS Medicine  
We would also like to thank all participants in our problem-solving workshops including health professionals, local health planners, and development partners for contributing their local knowledge and  ...  Thanks also go to Lisa Fitzgerald and Chris Morgan for developing facilitator guidelines for the bottleneck workshops, and Kim Mulholland and Alan Lopez for their continued support of the project.  ...  Lessons Learnt Using Evidence to Influence Policy Processes The approach aims to address the technical demands of planning and budgeting, with the expectation that through use of evidence, planners will  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001282 pmid:22879817 pmcid:PMC3413720 fatcat:g2qkwskm4fextaijlf2mgtu3ge

LEARNING FROM THE POSITIVE TO REDUCE RURAL POVERTY AND INCREASE SOCIAL JUSTICE: INSTITUTIONAL INNOVATIONS IN AGRICULTURAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

STEPHEN BIGGS
2007 Experimental Agriculture  
These are the spread of bamboo tubewell irrigation in Bihar, changes in agricultural research and extension policy in Nepal, and the spread of groups and group-based organizations/federations in Nepal.  ...  General lessons include: (1) effective institutional innovation is always new and social arena specific, (2) many opportunistic social entrepreneurs are always present in arenas of positive social change  ...  'What are the Innovation Challenges for Rural Development?'  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0014479707005959 fatcat:ba2zghif2bbdzbxqbopglbeuca

People-centered development in Nepal: An innovative approach

Padam Lal Devkota
2008 Occasional Papers in Sociology and Anthropology  
The basic premise for the peoplc-Dr. Padnm Lal OcvkOla is the SellinI' Lccll1n.:r j, Anthropolugy at tIll: (\'I11ral Dcpanmellt of Sociology <llld 1\1l1hropolllgy. Ul1ivcr,ily Campu!.. '1.1I..  ...  the rural arcns in Nepal in lhe emergent fUlure.  ...  In fact, Ihese fonrn the greatest resources available for planning authentic and genuine "peoplecentered" development models/designs for the rural areas of Nepal.  ... 
doi:10.3126/opsa.v6i0.1100 fatcat:uhgztqcvqrdgnixj3im5y2vcbe

Canada could learn some health care lessons from Third World, conference told

D Faulkner
1994 CMAJ - Canadian Medical Association Journal  
W momen in Mehelkuna, a village nestled in the hilly countryside of midwestern Nepal, breathe more easily and see more clearly today thanks to an international health project jointly managed by the University  ...  By teaching women how to replace traditional indoor open fires with smokeless stoves, a Canada/Nepal health development project has signiflcantly reduced the incidence of respiratory and eye infections  ...  Aruna Bhargava (right), Indian project coordinator for the Himalayan Rural Health Development Project, talks with a group of women at a projectsponsored eye camp FEBRUARY 15, 1994  ... 
pmid:8313273 pmcid:PMC1486323 fatcat:d4iukffqh5hu3ph3xylq433cfa

The COVID‐19 Pandemic not only Poses Challenges, but also Opens Opportunities for Sustainable Transformation

Prajal Pradhan, Daya Raj Subedi, Dilip Khatiwada, Kirti Kusum Joshi, Sagar Kafle, Raju Pandit Chhetri, Shobhakar Dhakal, Ambika Prasad Gautam, Padma Prasad Khatiwada, Jony Mainaly, Sharad Onta, Vishnu Prasad Pandey (+34 others)
2021 Earth's Future  
We thank Anne Warchold and Lipy Adhikari for their valuable suggestions for our study and Adrian Foong for language editing. We thank Wiley for waiving the Open Access Article Publication Charge.  ...  We acknowledge the support of Inisa Shrestha for our SDG 9 survey and workshop.  ...  Finally, there are several policy lessons and specific recommendations for Nepal to recover from the pandemic and achieve the SDGs simultaneously.  ... 
doi:10.1029/2021ef001996 fatcat:6tqjdyz6a5evxo5l54l5hk3d2i

Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) Interventions and Indicators in Nepal: Implications for Sustainable Adaptation

Gyanendra Karki, Balram Bhatta, Naba R Devkota, Ram P Acharya, Ripu M Kunwar
2021 Sustainability  
Resilient Economic Growth (UTHAN), Initiative for CCA (ICCA), Support to Rural Livelihoods and Climate Change Adaptation in the Himalayas (HIMALICA), etc., adaptation projects were community-based.  ...  The review was followed by office and field visits for verification.  ...  Acknowledgments: The authors would like to thank the Forestry and Agriculture University (AFU), Nepal, for supporting the research work.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su132313195 fatcat:nbbqk44kpze7jmhdvcqvfekcka
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