Open Nepal Data Champion Profiles

  • Ministry of Finance - Madhu Marasini, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Finance’s International Economic Cooperation Coordination Division (IECCD), talks to Open Nepal about how the government has been able to bring about more effective aid mobilisation through evidence based policy-making.
  • Open Knowledge Foundation - Prakash Neupane, Ambassador of the Open Knowledge Foundation Nepal (OKFN), talks to Open Nepal about OKFN’s efforts to improve the availability and accessibility of public budget data.
  • CAHURAST - Sarala Maharjan talks to Open Nepal about how the Campaign for Human Rights and Social Transformation (CAHURAST) has empowered citizens to monitor public programmes. She explains that through information gathering and sharing of data, citizens are not only able to monitor the allocation of public resources but are also able to track the progress of local development projects