Research and Assessments

  1. Conducted Survey to assess Users' Satisfaction with Delivery of Agriculture Management Information System Services, December 2014- July 2016 (60 months)
    To map the existing value chains of live goat and goat meat in Nepal, by assessing its efficiency and identifying strategic interventions for improving the efficiency. The identified interventions include improvement in input supply, production functions, marketing, processing entities and also for creating enabling environment at the policy and program levels.
    Location: Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Dhankuta, Sankhuwasabha, Saptari, Siraha, Mahottari, Bara, Chitwan, Dhading, Kavrepalanchok, Dolakha, Rupandehi, Palpa, Kaski, Mustang, Dang, Rukum, Bankket, Surkhet, Jumla, Darchula, Doti, and Kailali.
    Client: MoAD/PPCR: Building Resilience to Climate Related Hazards Project/Agriculture Management Information System

  2. Cropping system study assessment for production of potential of High Value agriculture commodities, May 2014-July 2014
    Conducted field study, household survey, FGD, KII to identify the cropping system of the command VDCs and municipality along with potential high value commodities, their demand and supply and marketing situation
    Location: Command area of Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Scheme, Kailali
    DADO Kailali for Modernization of Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Scheme-I(Funded by the World Bank)

  3. Study and Analysis of Goat Value Chain in Nepal, February 2015-June 2015 
    Map out the existing value chains of live goat and goat meat in Nepal, by assessing its efficiency and identifying strategic interventions for improving the efficiency. The identified interventions include improvement in input supply, production functions, marketing, processing entities and also for creating enabling environment at the policy and program levels.
    Location: Command districts of KUBK (Rukum, Salyan, Rolpa, Pyuthan, Gulmi and Arghakhachi)
    Client: Kisan ko Lalgi Unnat Biu Karyakram (Funded by IFAD)

  4. Study and Analysis of Dairy Value Chain in Nepal, February 2015-June 2015
    Map out the existing value chains of dairy in Nepal, by assessing its efficiency and identifying strategic interventions for improving the efficiency. The identified interventions include improvement in input supply, production functions, marketing, processing entities and also for creating enabling environment at the policy and program levels.
    Location: Command districts of KUBK (Rukum, Salyan, Rolpa, Pyuthan, Gulmi and Arghakhachi) 
    Client: Kisan ko Lalgi Unnat Biu Karyakram (Funded by IFAD)

  5. Study on Subsector Selection and Value Chain Analysis, May 2014-July 2014
    Subsector selection and value chain study has carried out in Kailali districts in coordination with DADO, Kailali under modernization of Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Scheme-I to identify the sub sectors that have best potential for cash income and local need. During study, potential subsectors were prioritized, prepared value chain map and identified constraints and opportunities within the selected value chain.
    Location: Command area of Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Scheme, Kailali
    Clint: DADO Kailali for Modernization of Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Scheme-I, (Funded by the World Bank), Kailali.

  6. Cereal Seed Value Chain Study, March 2016-July 2016
    Cereal seed value chain study was conducted in KUBK implemented areas. During this study baseline data was gathered, value chain maps prepared and the constraints and opportunities of the value chain were also identified.
    Location: Gulmi, Arghakhachi, Pyuthan, Rolpa, Rukum and Salyan 
    Client: KUBK, MoAD, Butwal

  7. Study on National Pesticide Consumption survey in Nepal, February 2014-June 2014
    The study aimed to collect data and relevant information on pesticides consumption in the country representing three different agro-climatic/ecological zones and all development regions. Therefore, this study was conducted accordingly in the 19 districts of Nepal. DADO Kailali for Modernization of Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Scheme-I (Funded by the World Bank), Tikapur, Kailali
    Location: Five development regions, Three ecological regions and Nineteen districts of Nepal
    Client: Pesticide Registration Office/DoA/MoAD, Hariharbhawan, Lalitpur

  8. Socio-Economic Impact study of non-infrastructure sub-projects under component 1 of CADP (Commercial Agriculture Investment and management), May 2013-July 2013
    Socio-economic impact study of non-infrastructure sub-projects has carried in coordination with CADP under Department of Agriculture to identify the impact on marketing and processing of high value crops. During study, household survey, FGD and KII were conducted.
    Location: Siraha, Saptari, Sunsari, Morang, Jhapa, Udaypur, Dhankuta, Tehrathum and Panchthar 
    Client: CADP, MoAD, Morang

  9. An Assessment of Human Resource Development in Infrastructure Sector, march 2012- May 2012
    The main objective of this study was to conduct study for the preparation of Human Resource Development Policy for infrastructure sector of Nepal
    District: Kathmandu 
    Client: National Planning Commission

  10. Soil Fertility Analysis and Map preparation, May 2014-July2014
    To carry out soil fertility analysis and prepare soil fertility map for MRJKIS command area's farmers in particular and Kailali district in general. The soil fertility map be a tool for planning of soil and fertilizer management programs in the project area. The map provides general idea about the fertility status and physical condition of soil. Analyze the soil fertility status for both major (nitrogen, phosphorous, potassium) and minor (zinc, iron, boron) nutrients. The analysis also covers assessment of pH (soil reaction), organic matter content, soil moisture, soil texture and the structure
    Location: Command area of Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Scheme, Kailali 
    Client: DADO Kailali for Modernization of Rani Jamara Kulariya Irrigation Scheme-I (Funded by the World Bank)

  11. Public Awareness Company for regional and national awareness activities for agriculture commercialization and trade, April 2010- July 2012
    Associated Consultants- 
    IDC, Gaurighat Kathmandu Media Plan, Baneshwor, Kathmandu
    Nirvana Publication and Research Centre Pvt. Ltd. Kathmandu
    Harati Consult Pvt. Ltd. Kanchanpur Him Ganesh Consult Pvt. Ltd. Banke
    To make Public Awareness for regional and national activities for agriculture commercialization and trade
    Location: Dhanusha, Mahottary, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Parsa, Chitwan, Dhading, Kathmandu, Lalitpur, Kavrepalanchok, Sindhupalchok, Tanahu, Lamjung, Kaski, Syangja, Palpa, Rupandehi, Kapilbastu, Dang, Surkhet, Bankey, Bardiya, Kailali, Kanchanpur, Dadeldhura
    Client: Project for Agriculture Commercialization and Trade (Funded by the World Bank), Kathmandu

  12. Study to prepare National Standard on Phytosanitary Measures, April 2014- July 2014
    The ‘Guidelines for development of national standards for phytosanitary measures’ prepared to provide necessary guidance for developing national standards for phytosanitary measures consistent with international standards with a view to harmonize phytosanitary measures. This would greatly facilitate safe trade in agriculture through effective management of pest risks. However, the main objective of this assignment was to develop and finalize National Standard on Phytosanitary Measures as per the international/regional standards/guidelines.
    Location: Kathmandu, Kakadbhita, Biratnagar, Birganj, Bhairahwa and Mahendranagar 
    Client: National Quarantine Program, DoA/MoAD, Hariharbhawan, Lalitpur

  13. Study and make interaction on Study reports of commission and recommend for the policy Planning, January 2012- May 2012
    The main objective of this study was to review the report prepared by the commission and provide recommendation for policy planning of National Women’s Commission
    Location: Kathmandu
    Client: National Women Commission, GoN

  14. Research on functional and Structural Restructuring of National Development Volunteers Service (NDVS), March 2012- May 2012
    The main objective of this study was to conduct research for the structural restructuring of National Volunteers Service
    Location: Kathmandu
    Client: National Development Volunteers Service (NDVS), Baluwatar, Kathmandu

  15. National Human Resource Development Policy in Transport Sector, March 2012- May 2012
    The main objective of this study was to conduct study for the preparation of Human Resource Development Policy for transfer sector of Nepal
    Location: Kathmandu 
    Client: National Planning Commission (NPC)

  16. Structural and Functional Restructuring of NDVS, May 2012- July 2012
    The main objective of this study was to conduct study for the preparation of Human Resource Development situation of Nepal.
    Location: Kathmandu 
    Client: National Development Volunteers Service (NDVS), Baluwatar, Kathmandu

  17. Socio-Economic Analysis of Stamping out Operation (Bird flu Project), May 2011- July 20111
    Evaluate socio-economic aspects of stamping out operation in backyard poultry, layer, and broiler. This study achieved the following objectives: estimation of economic loss to poultry farmers due to outbreak of Avian Influenza, estimation of the cost of production of chicken meat and egg, evaluation of the impact of compensation on business recovery
    Location: Jhapa, Chitwan, Nawalparasi, and Kaski Districts 
    Client: Avian Influenza Control Project (AICP) (Funded by the World Bank), Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu, Nepal