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Nepal Urban Television Viewing Trends 2015-16

Summary of the overall television trends in Nepal indicates that males are more regular viewers for both Nepali and Foreign channels. Moreover, the urban audience prefers watching Nepali channels mainly for News programs (95%) and Foreign Channels for Entertainment(58.4%). Kantipur Television and Nepal Television are the most popular Nepali News…

Local Television and Radio – how engaged are we!!

Nepal Television news every night, Biswoghatana on Thursdays and a movie watched by the whole family at 2 pm on Saturdays in Nepal TV. This must have been the scenario of every household during the 90’s. Nepal Television started in 1985 was the first Nepali TV channel and remained so for a…

Willingness to Pay (WtP) Survey for Better Quality Electricity Service

The study was funded by the Millennium Challenge Corporation (a US government agency that provides assistance to other countries' development projects) in partnership with the Government of Nepal (OMCN), and is being carried out by CPCS/WSP, a Canadian company. The main purpose of this survey is to: (1) assess the…

Stakeholder Perception Survey Nepal 2013

SEDF and the National Business Initiative Nepal conducted a survey of stakeholders regarding their attitudes towards private sector development in Nepal.  The study design, implementation and report development was carried out by Solutions Consultant. The results are expected to contribute to the development of policy strategies and the design of…

Pilot Programme on Climate Resilience (PPCR) – Nepal: Baseline Summary on Rice

The International Financial Corporation (IFC hereafter) Advisory Services in South Asia is implementing the 4 year project on Promoting Climate Resilient Agribusiness in Nepal from 2014 to 2017. IFC is supporting private sector firms to reach farmers through their market links to help them increase revenues, expand access to growth markets and enable them to adapt to climate…

Pilot Programme on Climate Resilience (PPCR) – Nepal: Baseline Summary on Maize

The International Financial Corporation (IFC hereafter) Advisory Services in South Asia is implementing the 4 year project on Promoting Climate Resilient Agribusiness in Nepal from 2014 to 2017. IFC is supporting private sector firms to reach farmers through their market links to help them increase revenues, expand access to growth markets and enable them to adapt to climate…

Nepal Vegetable Seeds Value Chain

Domestic vegetable seed sector in Nepal suffers from following issues which have created an environment that is detrimental to the overall growth, sustainability and competitiveness of the sector; Low Knowledge/ Capacity at farm level units, limits upgrading potential Limited Support Markets, dependency on middlemen as the basis of production and…