Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world. We research and identify strategies that can lift its people out of poverty.

Current projects

Completed projects

Jan 2006 - Dec 2009

Global Health and Development

Dec 2004 - Dec 2006

Bonded Labor in Nepal

Jan 1999 - Jan 2001

Country specific aid reviews

Hanna Geschewski

Doctoral Researcher

Magnus Hatlebakk

Senior Researcher; Coordinator: Poverty Dynamics

Saul Mullard

Senior Advisor (U4)

Saumya Pandey

Doctoral Researcher

Vincent Somville

Associated Senior Researcher

Hugo Stokke

Senior Researcher

Astri Suhrke


Bert Suykens

Associated Senior Researcher

Espen Villanger

Deputy Director, Research Director