Nepal’s Unsteady Progress towards Fiscal Federalism
July 7, 2021
Nepal’s newly created provincial governments got their budgets for next year done on time, but the nation’s ambitious commitment to fiscal federalism still has some kinks to work out.
The Asia Foundation and SILAKA Promote Transparent and Accountable Management of Local Funds in Cambodia
Phnom Penh, February 9, 2021
The Asia Foundation and SILAKA with support from the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade launched a three-year project, “Promoting the Transparent and Accountable Management of Local Funds in Cambodia.” The event was presided over by H.E. Ngan Chamroeun, Secretary of State, Ministry of Interior, and Head of National Committee for Sub-… Read more
Can a Sweeping New Law Counter Nepal’s Federal Overreach?
September 2, 2020
In July, Nepal’s national parliament passed the most important single law in that nation’s young federal system. Will the flawed but vital legislation mark the start of a new era of governance, or will it be lost in the dungeons of Nepal’s imperfect policies of the past?
In Nepal, Federalism, Health Policy, and the Pandemic
June 10, 2020
Across Nepal, the coronavirus pandemic is confronting cities and towns with a defining challenge to that nation’s nascent federal system, as young local governments struggle to meet their constitutional public-health mandate.