neftalk is a discussion series which aims at addressing the gap on pertinent economic development issues.

March 13, 2015

The Nepali economy in current times has been facing a growing complexity of issues emerging in and intertwining between different sectors, be it education, health, infrastructure, politics and so on. Taking these issues into consideration, it is imperative to formulate relevant public policies that critically address the changing needs of the population, as well as various institutions, to ensure growth backed by development. The growth and development trajectory in Nepal, particularly in relation to policy formulation and implementation however remains largely stagnant due to a deteriorating political image as compared to other developing counterparts. 

December 01, 2014

Notice for Annual General Meeting of Nepal Economic Forum to be held on 24th December 2014.

November 23, 2014

Issues of environmental conservation and sustainable development often take  a back seat to issues such as terrorism or the Ebola outbreak. The debate on environmental conservation and sustainability however is slowly gaining momentum all over the world, despite powers at top still reluctant to take the issue seriously. To keep the momentum going, Nepal Economic Forum (NEF) and Himalayan Consensus Institute organized a curtain raiser event for the Himalayan Consensus Summit to be held in Bhutan in July 25, 2015.

September 17, 2014

As Nepal moves into the realm of economic development, entrepreneurship is the call of the hour. In addition to identifying its own issues and challenges, Nepal must look to international experiences, which can provide tremendous learning opportunities. 

July 01, 2014
The discourse on water has always been characterized by the overarching transboundary issues amongst upper and lower riparians. In an effort to move the discourse towards a more positve arena Chatham House commissioned a study, sponsored by the UK’s Department for Internatonal Development, to identfy the “Attudes Towards Water” across five countries in South Asia ‐ namely
Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan.