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

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


Espen Villanger

Research Director