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Safal Ghimire

Visiting Associate/PhD Researcher

PhD student

Mr. Safal Ghimire is a visiting associate of NCCR. He is currently pursuing his PhD degree from an Australian Univeristy.

Peer-reviewed Articles/Journal Papers

  1. Ghimire, Safal. 2012.   ICT as a Livelihood Option amidst Conflicts: A Case of Nangi Village in Nepal. 2012. In: Uzma T Haroon et al. Paradigms of Sustainable Development in South Asia. Islamabad: Sang-e-Mill Publishers.
  2. Ghimire, Safal and Upreti, Bishnu Raj. 2012. Corporate Engagement for Conflict Transformation: Conceptualizing the Business-Peace Interface. The Journal of Conflict Transformation and Security 2(1): 77-100.
  3. Ghimire, Safal and Upreti, Bishnu Raj. 2011. Community Participation for Environment-friendly Tourism: The Avenue for Local Peace. The Journal of Tourism and Peace Research, 2(1):55-69.
  4. Upreti, Bishnu Raj and Ghimire, Safal. 2011. New Actors in New Business: Private Sector Engagement for Peacebuilding in Nepal. SASON Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, 2(1):265-286.
  5. Ghimire, Safal. 2011. Grameen Jivikama Suchana Pravidhiko Prabhav: Nangi Gaunko Ek Adhyayan (In Nepali). Media Adhyayan: The Journal of Media Studies, (6):15-39.
  6. Upreti, Bishnu Raj; Ghale, Yamuna and Ghimire, Safal. 2010. Food insecurity and social conflict in Nepal. Aneel SS, Haroon UT, Salman A (eds.), Fostering Sustainable Development in South Asia: Responding to Challenges. Islamabad: Sustainable Development Policy Institute-Pakistan and Sang-e-Meel Publications.

Books

  1. Upreti BR, Sharma SR, Upadhayaya PK, Ghimire Safal and Iff Andrea. 2013. Making Business Count for Peace: Reflections from Tourism Sector in Nepal. Kathamndu: SAs RCO of NCCR North-South, Department of Development Studies-Kathmandu University and Nepal Center for Contemporary Research.
  2. Upreti, Bishnu Raj; Paudel, Suman and Ghimire, Safal. Forthcoming. Ignored or Ill-represented? The Grievance of Terai-Madhes Conflict in Nepal. New Delhi, India: Adroit Publishers.
  3. Upreti Bishnu Raj, Sharma Sagar Raj, Pyakuryal Kailash Nath and Ghimire Safal. 2012. Nepalmã Rãjya Punarsamrachanã: Dwandwottar Chunautee ra Rajyanirmãnko Sawãl. Kathmandu: South Asia Office of NCCR North-South, Department of Development Studies-Kathmandu University and Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research.
  4. Upreti, Bishnu Raj; Pyakuryal Kailash Nath; Sharma, Sagar Raj and Ghimire, Safal (eds.). 2010. The Remake of a State: Post-conflict Challenges and State Building in Nepal. Kathmandu: Swiss NCCR (North-South) and HNRSC-Kathmandu University.

Book Sections

  1. Ghimire, Safal and Upreti, Bishnu Raj. 2010. The post-conflict Trojan horse: Upsurge of urban crimes as a challenge to state building. In: Upreti, Bishnu Raj; Pyakuryal Kailash Nath; Sharma, Sagar Raj and Ghimire, Safal (eds.). 2010. The Remake of a State: Post-conflict Challenges and State Building in Nepal. Kathmandu: Swiss NCCR (North-South) and HNRSC-Kathmandu University, pp. 211-240.
  2. Pyakuryal, Kailash Nath and Ghimire, Safal. 2010. Post-conflict state building: Issues and challenges. In: Upreti, Bishnu Raj; Pyakuryal Kailash Nath; Sharma, Sagar Raj and Ghimire, Safal (eds.). 2010. The Remake of a State: Post-conflict Challenges and State Building in Nepal. Kathmandu: Swiss NCCR (North-South) and HNRSC-Kathmandu University, pp. 1-16.

Discussion paper

  1. Upreti Bishnu Raj, KC Sony, Mallet Richard and Babajanian Babken (with Pyakuryal Kailash, Ghimire SafalGhimire Anita and Sharma Sagar Raj). 2012. Livelihoods, Basic Services and Social Protection in Nepal. An ODI-SLRC Working Paper. London: Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium at Overseas Development Institute (ODI). 
  2. Upreti, Bishnu Raj and Ghimire, Safal and Iff, Andrea. 2012. Is Peace the Business of Business? An Exploration of Corporate Role in Conflict Transformation. SAs RCO Discussion Paper-5. Kathmandu: Swiss NCCR (North-South).

Conference proceedings

  1. Ghimire, Safal and Anaide Nahikien. 2009. Peace Building in Nepal. Kathmandu: Harvard University-HPCR, Kathmandu University-HNRSC, and Swiss NCCR (North-South).
  2. Pyakuryal, Kailash Nath; Nepali, Purna Bahadur; Singh Shristee and Ghimire, Safal. 2009. Land Issues in the Changing Context of Nepal. Kathmandu: Consortium for Land Research and Policy Dialogue (COLARP).

Conference papers

  1. Post-conflict Reconstruction and Economic Transformation in Nepal: Implications of Housing Boom in Peace and Economy in Post-2006 Nepal. EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON SOUTH ASIAN STUDIES, 25-28 July 2012, European Association for South Asian Studies, Lisbon University Institute, Lisbon, Portugal.
  2. Informers as Transformers? Role of Media Houses in Conflicts in Nepal. Joint academic workshop on MONEY-MAKERS AS PEACE-MAKERS? ROLE OF BUSINESS IN CONFLICT ZONES, 13-15 November 2011, Swiss Peace Foundation, Peace Research Institute-Frankfort and Centre for Security Studies-Zurich Technical University; Basel, Switzerland.
  3. Impacts on Livelihoods amidst Conflict Situations in a Rural Nepalese Village. THE 14th SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE, 13-15 December 2011, Sustainable Development Policy Institute; Islamabad, Pakistan
  4. Enhancing Community Participation to Mitigate Local Conflicts in Tourism. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PEACE, ENVIRONMENT AND TOURISM, 27-28 September 2011, Global Peace Alliance, Pokhara, Nepal.
  5. Impact of Information, Communication, and Technology (ICT) on Rural Livelihood, INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ICT AND DEVELOPMENT, 30-31 September 2009, SeaGate Institute, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Translated volumes (from English into Nepali)

  1. Ghimire, Safal. 2012. Trans.  Nepalmaa Rajya Punarsamrachana: Dwandwottar Chunautee ra Rajyanirmaanko Sawaal. Dr Bishnu Raj Upreti, Dr Sagar Raj Sharma, Dr Kailash Nath Pyakuryal and Safal Ghimire, editors. Kathmandu: Kathmandu University-Department of Development Studies, NCCR North-South and Nepal Centre for Contemporary Studies.
  2. Ghimire, Safal. 2009. Trans. Peace Process and Federalism in Nepal: Experiences, Reflections, and Learning. Dr. Bishnu Raj Upreti, Nicole Topperwein, and Markus Heiniger, editors. Kathmandu: Swiss NCCR (North-South) and SDC.
  3. Ghimire, Safal. 2009. Trans. Land Politics and Conflict in Nepal: Realities and Potentials of Rural Transformation. Dr. Bishnu Raj Upreti, Dr. Sagar Raj Sharma, and Jagat Basnet, eds. Kathmandu: Swiss NCCR (North-South.), Community Self-Reliance Centre, and Kathmandu University, HNRSC.
  4. Ghimire, Safal. 2010. Trans. Othello. Nepali synoptic translation of the tragedy Othello by William Shakespeare. Kathmandu. TransReprint (Educational Book House).
  5. Ghimire, Safal. 2008. Trans. Hamlet. Nepali synoptic translation of the tragedy Hamlet by William Shakespeare. Kathmandu. TransReprint (Educational Book House).

Major Articles in Magazines and Newspapers

  1. Ghimire, Safal. 2010. Scaling Delhi and Beijing in Nepalese Politics. Nagarik National Daily. 31 October 2010.
  2. Ghimire, Safal. 2010. A Social Audit of UNMIN in Nepal. Nagarik National Daily. 10 September 2010.
  3. Ghimire, Safal. 2009. Outsiders' Play in Nepalese Military Affairs. Nagarik National Daily, December 28, 2009.
  4. Ghimire, Safal. 2010. Public Participation in augmenting Police Performance [In Nepali]. Sahabhagita Magazine. January, 2010.
  5. Ghimire, Safal. 2010. Complexities on Power Sharing in New Constitution. Sahabhagita Magazine. July 2011.
  6. Ghimire, Safal. 2007. Youths in State Building. Bodhraj Niraula, editor. Yuwa. Kathmandu. Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Nepal.
  7. Ghimire, Safal. 2007. The Rest Race against Unsafe Abortion. Amusingh Sijapati, editor. Yuwa Chautari. International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) and Family Planning Association of Nepal (FPAN), pp. 3-4.