Name of assignment: Nepal Enterprise Survey 2012
Year: Current Location: Nepal Client: The World Bank
The Enterprise Survey (ES) is a firm-level survey on the business environment. The primary objective is to gain an understanding of private sector firms’ experiences and opinions of the business environment in which they operate. The fieldwork for the previous Nepal Enterprise Survey took place during March through June 2009. The Nepal ES 2012 will include re-visiting previously interviewed establishments, to measure the effect of changes on firm performance over time and to assess the effects of reforms on the business environment.
Name of assignment: Nepal Business License e-Portal
Year: 2011- 2012 Location: Nepal Client: IFC-SEDF Nepal
The e-portal provides easy, one-stop-shop access to exhaustive information about licensing requirements for business activities in Nepal. Here, Nepali businesses, large and small, can access detailed information on relevant business licenses and permits, including requirements, cost, application forms and contact details for relevant regulatory agencies. This license portal is part of a broader set of initiatives undertaken by the Government of Nepal to improve the investment climate. For more, please visit http://www.licenseportal.gov.np
Name of assignment: Implementation of M&E Activities for IFC-SEDF in Nepal
Year: Current Location: Nepal Client: IFC-SEDF Nepal
A credible and neutral monitoring and evaluation (M&E) is required for monitoring the IFC-SEDF interventions and assessing their outcomes and impacts. The consulting and extended services provided will support the implementation of M&E system of the IFC-SEDF to monitor and evaluate the inputs and activities, outputs, outcomes, and impacts of their programs using appropriate evaluation methodologies.
Name of assignment: Tax Compliance Cost Survey (TCCS) in Nepal
Year: 2011-12 Location: Nepal Client: IFC-SEDF Nepal
Tax Compliance Cost Survey, covered 990 active formal, tax-registered private enterprises (including MSMEs) across Nepal. The TCCS intended to provide indicators and information in order to enhance transparency and predictability, to reduce unnecessary tax compliance costs for private firms, and thereby to ecourage greater compliance and to broaden the tax base.