Nepal Center for Contemporary Research

Recent publications of NCCR

Authored by Bishnu Raj Upreti (PhD) and Gopikesh Acharya from NCCR, a research paper 'Shared Water Resources: Indo-Nepal Conflict and Cooperation' (Page 151-167) has been published in the book 'Securing Peace and Prosperity'. The book is published by SDPI and Sang-e-Meel Publications Pakistan. Please, feel free to download the publication from:…/Anthology_FINAL_17_Nov_2016_for_uploading…

Authored by Bishnu Raj Upreti (PhD) and Gopikesh Acharya from NCCR, a research paper 'Shared Water Resources between Nepal and India: A Cooperation and Conflict Perspective' (Page 45-72) has been published in the book 'Water Resources Cooperation between India and Nepal'. Edited by Monika Mandal, the book is published from India by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies Kolkata and Knowledge World Publishers Pvt Ltd New Delhi. Hopefully, the book will be available in Nepali market soon. For Now, the book can be purchased contacting on

Authored by B. R. Upreti, B. Subedi, S. KC, Y. Ghale and S. Shivakoti (2016), a research paper entitled "Understanding dynamics of rural agriculture and employment in Nepal: Evidences from Ilam district of Eastern Nepal" has been published at Nepalese Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 14, No. 1. Pp.  132-141.

Authored by KC, Sony; Upreti, Bishnu Raj; and Subedi, Bashu Prasad (2016). “We know the taste of sugar because of cardamom production”: Links among Commercial Cardamom Farming, Women’s Involvement in Production and the Feminization of Poverty. published at Journal of International Women's Studies, 18(1), 181-207. Available at:

Authored by  Upreti, Bishnu Raj; Ghale, Yamuna; and KC, Sony (2016). Effects of Armed Conflict on Agricultural Markets and Post-conflict Engagement of Women in Export-led Agriculture in Nepal. Published at Journal of International Women's Studies, 18(1), 156-180. Available at:

Edited by Bishnu Raj Upreti (PhD), Gopikesh Acharya and Annal Tandukar from NCCR, an evidence based research book 'State-people relations in post-conflict Nepal' has recently been released in 12 December 2016 from Kathmandu. The book was released jointly by Prabhu Budathoki (Honorable Member, National Planning Commission), Kailash Nath Pyakural (Former VC, Agriculture and Forestry University), Mahesh Banskota (Dean, School of Arts, KU) and Bal Chandra Luitel (Associate Dean, School of Education, KU). The book is based on the findings from SLRC-NCCR quantitative (panel survey, 2012 and 2015) and qualitative researches conducted for the last 6 years in Nepal. The book comprises 12 different chapters focused in the areas of basic services (drinking water and sanitation, education and health), livelihood assistance services, social protection, governance, peace-building and state-building.