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  • China-Nepal railway: fantasy or reality?

    June 18, 2019

    The world’s toughest rail route, from Kerung in Tibet to Kathmandu, is struggling to get off the ground amid growing fears of debt, earthquakes and benefits bypassing local communities

  • India eyes regional ambitions through energy trade

    June 10, 2019

    Energy trade through India’s northeast to its neighbouring countries – Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Myanmar – could be an important route to connectivity in the region, and a boost for renewable energy

  • Pangolin in a cage

    Preserving the pangolin

    May 14, 2019

    Hunted for its scales and its meat, the population of the pangolins across South Asia is endangered by a massive trade in animal parts supplying the appetite for Chinese traditional medicine

  • Opinion: Who will buy Nepal’s hydropower?

    April 09, 2019

    With the falling costs of renewables and aggressive dam building in South Asia, Nepal’s plans to develop hydropower for export look increasingly precarious

  • Photo feature: Nepal’s bird paradise

    March 15, 2019

    The Jagdishpur Lake in Nepal is the country’s largest bird habitat, hosting rare and fascinating species from the country and migratory birds travelling from China, Central Asia, and Russia

  • What good are think tanks?

    March 14, 2019

    A new book on the Think Tank Initiative in South Asia clarifies the role, challenges and contributions
    of think tanks in the region, perhaps showing a way that community involvement may help shape
    policy change