"Build capacity to solve problems as and when they emerge"


ISET-Nepal was established in 2001 as a non-governmental and not-for-profit organization to study and analyse developmental issues of rapidly changing social and environmental context that demand new insights into the emerging challenges to manage resources for sustainable development.


Recent Publications

  • Resilient Urban Food System:…

    This report examines the vulnerability of Kathmandu Valley’s food system to rapid urbanization, degradation of the Valley’s land and water resources, and climate change, with a particular emphasis on the changing nature of peri-urban agriculture practiced in the Valley. It examines both the role that systems such as transportation, energy, food etc. and the linkages among various systemic components. 

  • Kathmandu: Changing Food System

    This poster is based on research “Resilient Urban Food System: Assessing Climate Change Vulnerability to Peri-urban Agriculture Kathmandu” carried by ISET-Nepal and supported by START-Washington.


ISET Current Projects

Adaptation Finance Accountability Initiative (AFAI) 2014-09-01

The project  “Tracking adaptation finance; analyzing existing governance system and institutional capacity and developing policy recommendations to strengthen transparency, accessibility, accountability and better governance of adaptation finance in Nepal” is a joint work between ISET-Nepal, Oxfam GB and CEN.