Rima Sah

is a researcher/writer at the_farsight. She is a graduate in Sociology from South Asian University.

11 posts

Highlights of annual policy and programme for the fiscal year 2023/24

On 19th May, Nepal government unveiled its annual policy and programme for the fiscal year 2023/24. Here are some of the commitments put forth in …

Economy  Rima Sah

Bhutanese refugee crisis to the fake refugee scandal: In timeline

Yet another scandal has emerged in the country, involving Bhutanese refugeesthis time. A distressing case of organised crime and corruption, where prominent Nepali politicians, bureaucrats, …

Politics  Rima Sah

Teku-based biogas plant resumes after six years

The Teku-based biogas plant managed by the Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) is once again producing energy from biodegradable waste. Despite being established in 2017, the …

News  Rima Sah

SJVN bags yet another Arun River-based hydro project

The Investment Board Nepal (IBN) has approved another investment proposal from the Indian state-owned enterprise Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN), a joint venture between the …

News  Rima Sah

Financial inclusion and diplomatic efforts with India can lessen Nepal’s human trafficking problem

Nepal is a source, destination, and transit point for human trafficking. 35,000 Nepalis were trafficked in the year 2018/19 alone, says the National Human Rights …

Economy  Rima Sah

Increasing forest fires — a serious problem for Nepal

डढेलो लाग्यो त्यो पारी डाँडा साँझतिर, लौ है फेरि, मनमा मेरो लाग्यो पीर It's the time of the year when Nepals forests have started experiencing …

News  Rima Sah

Highlights of the Nepal Census 2021

After facing a delay of more than a year, the Nepalese government released the final report of the Nepal population census 2021 on March 24, …

Economy  Rima Sah

Nepal offers $46 billion climate investment opportunities

A study by International Finance Corporation (IFC) in 2017 estimated that Nepal offers climate investment opportunities worth $46.1 billion between 2018 and 2030 in key …

News  Rima Sah

A cup of conversation—Nabin Devkota and his unexpected Lumle coffee shop

Some 45 minutes drive away from the hustle-bustle of Pokhara, adjacent right to a single lane roadside along the Pokhara-Baglung Highway, a distinct and neatly …

Business  Rima Sah

Social Security Fund Explained! - Part I

Imagine that around 83% of Nepalis dont have any old-age protection and cant afford increasing costs of health bills. When incidences of unemployment occur (remember …

Economy  Rima Sah

Election Manifestos: No style, no substance, no basis

An election manifesto is supposed to be a central policy document that political parties release during an election and promise to commit to and pursue …

Politics  Rima Sah