Southasia Institute of Advanced Studies (SIAS)
A survey by the Southasian Institute of Advanced Studies revealed the personality traits, managerial skills, and business attributes of entrepreneurs who survived or fell victim to the Covid-19 pandemic. The survey, carried out among farmers in Arghakhanchi and Ramechhap districts, suggests larger farms with higher start-up capital are more likely to survive longer.
Climate change is imposing heavy costs on smallholder farmers and local communities whose livelihoods are based on natural resources - including in Nepal, where male out-migration places an especially heavy burden on women to navigate the changes.
This event at CSW66 explored the opportunities for government spending plans to promote gender equality and environmental sustainability.
This project intends to create a gender-responsive entrepreneurial ecosystem that supports women’s economic empowerment through a participatory action research approach.
Spending plans for Covid-19 economic recovery provide a major opportunity to promote gender equality and environmental sustainability.