Report: Empowering adolescent girls in rural Nepal

Ganga Gautam | Friday, December 2, 2016


The Center for Human Development and Innovation (CHDI) provides a platform to bring together theory and practice, research and application, and partnerships between practitioners and academia to help address the most complex education, training/ skilling, and human development challenges facing Nepal and the South Asia region. CHDI is a part of the Institute for Integrated Development Studies (

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Basic Services

Improving service delivery at all levels of education by ensuring adequate and sustained resources; improving transparency and accountability...

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ECD and Social Protection

Improving the care and education of young children; ensuring support to strengthen families...

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Youth Skills and Employability

Among those in the work force in Nepal, nearly half have never attended school...

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Higher Education and R&D

Improving higher education teaching and learning, developing R&D and application of innovations...

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Our Values

The CHDI’s core values include democracy and social justice; evidence based policy making; civic engagement and dialogue; and open and transparent communication and decision making.  CHDI will operate with an open ended, non-ideological, pragmatic perspective in all its analysis and decisions.  

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