राष्ट्रिय जनगणना २०७८ पूर्वतयारी र बहसका विषय (असार २९, २०७८)

यस वर्ष सम्पन्न हुँदै गरेको जनगणना संघीय संरचनापछिको पहिलो हो। यसै सन्दर्भमा डेमोक्रसी रिसोर्स सेन्टर नेपाल (डीआरसीएन) ले राष्ट्रिय जनगणना २०७८ का लागि भएका गतिविधिको अध्ययन, सरोकारवालासँग अन्तर्वार्ता...

Under-reporting an Endemic: Analysis of News Reports on Violence against Women in Nepal (Apr 11, 2021)

Using datasets of publicly-reported incidents collated by Nepal Monitor (reported by news-media, INSEC, and Nepal Police) between 2018 and 2020, this report analyzes how incidents of Violence Against Women were...

Federalism in Nepal – A Bibliography (Mar 4, 2021)

Democracy Resource Center Nepal (DRCN) has published it's first edition of the bibliography on federalism in Nepal. This bibliography attempts to include written documentations and debates on various...

Budget Prioritization and Implementation by Local Governments during the COVID-19 Pandemic (Jan 23, 2021)

This report analyzes the challenges faced by the local governments in implementing the budget and programs for the fiscal year 2019-2020 and their priorities and the challenges in...

An Analysis of Incidents Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic in Nepal (Nov 28, 2020)

DRCN has published its seventh update on the incidents  of conflict relating to the COVID-19 pandemic in Nepal. This Update Analysis has been jointly produced in collaboration with...

The Federal, Provincial and Local Governments in COVID-19 Prevention, Control and Treatment ( Oct 19, 2020)

DRCN has published its sixth update on the policies adopted by the three levels of government towards preventing, controlling and treating COVID -19.  This report goes on to...

Research Projects

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Reconstruction and Disaster Management

In early 2019, the Nepal Reconstruction Authority (NRA) handed over several reconstruction related responsibilities to local governments in areas affected by the 2015 earthquake. Under the new federal structure, local…

Observation of Post-Constitution Politics and Governance in Nepal

DRCN has been conducting a nationwide observation of the implementation of the newly structured local and provincial governments since Jan 2018. This project includes reports on the function of local…

Election Observation

DRCN works to provide a critical, independent, and high-quality assessment of the elections, as well as recommendations for improving the electoral process as a part of its broader goal to…

Political Violence Monitoring

Democracy Resource Center Nepal (DRCN), Collective Campaign for Peace (CoCAP) and Nepal Monitor are tracking elections related incidents of political violence through DRCN’s qualitative research and analysis of quantitative data…

Independent Impacts and Recovery Monitoring Nepal (IRM)

On 25 April 2015, a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. Thousands were killed, tens of thousands were injured, and hundreds of thousands of homes were damaged or destroyed. A second…