Nepal Center for Contemporary Research
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Mr. Gopikesh Acharya

Research Officer/Associate

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Gopikesh Acharya is from the background of Sociology, Journalism and English Literature. His MA thesis title is 'Atwood's The Penelopiad as a Feminist Critic of Homeric Myth'. He has been working at Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research (NCCR) as a Research Associate since 2010. Concentrating his focus on water issues in Nepal and South Asia, he is actively engaged in the water debate through frequently writing water issues in national newspapers, presenting papers in national and international conferences and contributing to anthologies. Mostly, he has been engaged in both Qualitative and Quantitative research of Secure Livelihood Research Consortium (SLRC) implemented by NCCR.  He can be accessed at gp@nccr.org.np, and gp.acharya3@gmail.com.

Papers:

Acharya, G. (2014).  Conflict and Co-operation Dynamics of Politics in South Asian Water Security. Aneel SS., Haroon UT, and Niazi I (eds.), Creating Momentum: Today is Tomorrow (pp. 295-309). Islamabad: Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and Sang-e-Meel Publications-309). 

Conference proceedings presented

Upreti, Bishnu Raj and Acharya, Gopikesh. 2014. Shared Water Resources between Nepal and India: a cooperation and conflict perspective. Kathmandu: Paper presented at the International seminar on “Water Resources Cooperation between India and Nepal” organized by Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies (MAKAIAS) and B.P. Koirala Indo-Nepal Foundation in Kathmandu from 17-18 June 2014.

Acharya, Gopikesh. 2013. Conflict and Co-operation Dynamics of Politics in South Asian Water Security. Islamabad: Sustainable Development Policy Instituites (SDPI).

Upreti, Bishnu Raj and Acharya, Gopikesh. 2013. Political Economy Analysis of Land Resource in Nepal: Cursory Observations. Kathmandu: Consortium for Land Research and Policy (COLARP).

Disscussion paper

Upreti, Bishnu Raj and Acharya, Gopikesh. 2013. Political Economy Analysis of Land Resource in Nepal: Cursory Observations. Kathmandu: Consortium for Land Research and Policy (COLARP).

Some of the selected newspaper articles:

Acharya, G. (September 19, 2014). "Jalaswrotma Nepal, Bharat ra Chin Sajhedari" (Trans.: Nepal, India and China Partnership in Water Resource). Kathmandu: Rajdhani National Daily. For more detail, see: http://rajdhani.com.np/articles/view/permalink/0774915001411011518  and http://rajdhani.com.np/epaper/171 (Pp 6).

Acharya, G. (August 29, 2014). "Netritwa Pariwartanpachhiko Sahakarya ra Sambhawana" (Trans.: Cooperation and Possibility behind Leadership Change). Kathmandu: Rajdhani National Daily. For more detail, see page number 7 in the link http://www.erajdhani.com/pdffiles/rajdhani/148.

Acharya, G. (August 18, 2014). "Bharat ra Chinko Bikas Model: Nepalle k Sikne?" (Trans.: Development Model of India and China: What Nepal needs to Learn?). Kathmandu: Rajdhani National Daily. For more detail, see page number 7 in the link http://www.erajdhani.com/pdffiles/rajdhani/136.

Acharya, G. (January 12, 2014). "Doshro Nirwachan pachhi Rolpama Maobadi Rajniti " (Trans.: Maoist Politics in Rolpa after the Second Election). Kathmandu: Rajdhani National Daily. See at: http://www.erajdhani.com/en/2012-06-26-14-07-48/21078-----.

Acharya, G. (September 04, 2013). "Bhumihin thatha Mukta Kamaiyako Sawal" (Trans.: Landless, or Freed Kamaiya's Issues). Kathmandu: Rajdhani National Daily. See: http://www.erajdhani.com/en/2012-06-26-14-07-48/14022-----

Acharya, G. (August 28, 2013). "Rolpabata Rajnitilai Herda" (Trans.: Looking to the Politics from Rolpa). Kathmandu: Rajdhani National Daily. See: http://www.erajdhani.com/en/2012-06-26-14-07-48/13578----.

Acharya, G. (August 14, 2013). "Nijikaranle Bikrit Khanepani Byawasthapan" (Trans.: Privatization-Spoiled Drinking Water Management). Kathmandu: Rajdhani National Daily. See: http://www.erajdhani.com/en/2012-06-26-14-07-

Acharya, G. (August 07, 2013). "Nepalma Aarthik Udarikaran" (Trans.: Economic Liberalisation in Nepal). Kathmandu: Rajdhani National Daily. See: http://www.erajdhani.com/en/2012-06-26-14-07-48/12517----.

Acharya, G. (July 29, 2013). "Khanepani Samasya ra Bagmati Nadi Byawasthapan" (Trans.: Drinking Water Problem and Bagmati River Management). Kathmandu: Rajdhani National Daily. See:http://www.erajdhani.com/en/2012-06-26-14-07-48/12092------.

Tandukar, A and Acharya G. (July 22, 2013). "Jalawayo Pariwartan, Prakop ra Anukulan" (Trans.: Climate Change, Disaster and Adaptation). Kathmandu: Rajdhani National Daily. See:http://erajdhani.com/en/2012-06-26-14-07-48/11795-----.

Acharya, G and Upreti BR. (July 12, 2013). "Bhumisudhar: Ek Anuttarit Sawal". Kathmandu: Rajdhani National Daily. See: http://www.erajdhani.com/en/2012-06-26-14-07-48/11410------.

Acharya, G. (July 05, 2013). "Baadi ra Jokhim Nyunikaran Kasari". Kathmandu: Rajdhani National Daily. See: http://www.erajdhani.com/en/2012-06-26-14-07-48/11120-------.

Acharya, G. (March 22, 2013). "Water Conflict in South Asia". Kathmandu: Rajdhani National Daily.

Acharya, G. (January 28, 2008). "Susta Ra Lajjaspad Bahaduri" (Susta and Prudish Bravery). Pokhara: Aadarsha Samaj National Daily.

Acharya, G. (May 25, 2007). "Britta Rajniti" (Circular Politics). Pokhara: Aadarsha Samaj National Daily.

Acharya, G. (June 25, 2007). "Kulpuja, Dharma Bali, Urf Manav Swartha". Pokhara: Aadarsha Samaj National Daily.

Acharya, G. (July 15, 2007). "Janata, Rajniti Ra Bhagya" (People, Politics and Fate). Pokhara: Aadarsha Samaj National Daily.

Acharya, G. (July 26, 2007). "Bidesine Pratha Ra Phoshro Rastriyeta". Pokhara: Aadarsha Samaj National Daily.

Acharya, G. (August 12, 2007). "Sambidhan Sabha, Yes Ko Mahatwa Ra Dal Haru" (Constituent Assembly, its Importance and Political    Parties). Pokhara: Aadarsha Samaj National Daily.

Acharya, G. (February 17, 2008). "Hurkado Rajnitik Chetanama Nepalko Bhabisya" (Nepal's Future with the Growing Political Consciousness). Pokhara: Aadarsha Samaj National Daily.

 

SLRC Paper Published

Mallett, R., Acharya, G., Sturge, G. and Uprety, P. (2016). ‘Taxation, livelihoods, governance: evidence from Nepal'. SLRC Research Report 8. London: Secure Livelihood Research Consortium. See more at: a href="http://securelivelihoods.org/publications_details.aspx?resourceid=391" target="_blank">http://securelivelihoods.org/publications_details.aspx?resourceid=391

Acharya, G., Upreti, B.R., Paudel S.B., Tandukar, A. and Harvey, P. (2015). ‘The drinking water service and users’ perceptions of the state in Rolpa, Nepal’. SLRC Working Paper 35. London: Secure Livelihood Research Consortium. Read on: http://securelivelihoods.org/publications_details.aspx?resourceid=372&search=1&Themes=&Country=&Organisation=&Author=&PublicationType=&Keyword=nepal&DateFrom=&DateTo=.

Paudel, S.B., Uprety, B.R., Acharya, G., Tandukar, A., and Harvey, P. (2015). 'Health services and users’ perceptions of the state in Rolpa, Nepal’. SLRC Working Paper 36. London: Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium. Read on: http://securelivelihoods.org/publications_details.aspx?resourceid=367&search=1&Themes=&Country=&Organisation=&Author=&PublicationType=&Keyword=nepal&DateFrom=&DateTo=.

Tandukar, A., KC, S., Upreti, B.R., Paudel, S.B., Acharya, G., and Harvey. P. (2015). ’Education services and users’ perceptions of the state in Rolpa, Nepal’. SLRC Working Paper 37. London: Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium. Read on: http://securelivelihoods.org/publications_details.aspx?resourceid=368&search=1&Themes=&Country=&Organisation=&Author=&PublicationType=&Keyword=nepal&DateFrom=&DateTo=

KC, S., Upreti, B.R., Paudel, S.B., Acharya, G., Tandukar, A. and Babajanian, B. (2014). 'The Old Age Allowance and perceptions of the state in Rolpa District of Nepal'. SLRC Working Paper 25. London: Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium. Read on: http://securelivelihoods.org/publications_details.aspx?resourceid=340&search=1&Themes=&Country=&Organisation=&Author=&PublicationType=&Keyword=nepal&DateFrom=&DateTo=.



Policy Brief

Acharya, G., Upreti, B.R., Paudel S.B., Tandukar, A. and Harvey, P. (2015). ‘Thirsty for change: Water services in Nepal and users’ perceptions of the state’. SLRC Briefing Paper 14. London: Secure Livelihood Research Consortium. Read on: http://securelivelihoods.org/publications_details.aspx?resourceid=369&search=1&Themes=&Country=&Organisation=&Author=&PublicationType=&Keyword=nepal&DateFrom=&DateTo=.
Paudel, S.B., Uprety, B.R., Acharya, G., Tandukar, A., and Harvey, P. (2015). 'Taking the temperature: Health services in Nepal and users’ perceptions of the state’. SLRC Briefing Paper 15. London: Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium. Read on: http://securelivelihoods.org/publications_details.aspx?resourceid=370&search=1&Themes=&Country=&Organisation=&Author=&PublicationType=&Keyword=nepal&DateFrom=&DateTo=.
Tandukar, A., KC, S., Upreti, B.R., Paudel, S.B., Acharya, G., and Harvey. P. (2015). ’Could do better: Education in Nepal and users’ perceptions of the state’. SLRC Briefing Paper 16. London: Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium. Read on: http://securelivelihoods.org/publications_details.aspx?resourceid=371&search=1&Themes=&Country=&Organisation=&Author=&PublicationType=&Keyword=nepal&DateFrom=&DateTo=.
KC, S., Upreti, B.R., Paudel, S.B., Acharya, G., Tandukar, A. and Babajanian, B. (2014). 'What does Nepal’s Old Age Allowance mean for the elderly? Evidence from Rolpa'. SLRC Briefing Paper 7. London: Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium. Read on: http://securelivelihoods.org/publications_details.aspx?resourceid=341&search=1&Themes=&Country=&Organisation=&Author=&PublicationType=&Keyword=nepal&DateFrom=&DateTo=