Central Department of Population Studies

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Major Research Activities(1996-2016)

CDPS has conducted the following major research studies.

 

Baseline Study for Measuring Situation of Child Marriage in Five Intervention Districts (Bajhang, Baitadi, Rolpa, Kapilvastu and Rautahat), for UNFPA, Nepal, 2016 (ongoing).

Socio-Demographic Impact Study of Nepal Earthquake-2015, for Ministry of Population and Environment (MoPE), Government of Nepal.

Access to Finance for Poverty Programme: Monitoring and Evaluation Baseline Survey of 2,200 Households from 17 Districts of Nepal for Louis Berger Group in USA and Sakchyam Access to Finance Programme Country Team Nepal (an UKAID Funded Programme), April-September 2015.

Seventh Country Program UNFPA Supported Research, Workshop and Conference Activities for 2014-16.

Evaluation Study of Integrating SRH and Biodiversity Conservation for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources, by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University for Family Planning Association of Nepal and World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Nepal, March 2013- .

ICPD Beyond 2014 National Review Process in Nepal, Conducted by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University for MoHP/UNFPA, Nepal, August-November, 2012.

Health and Social Care Needs Assessment of Elderly: The Context of Piloting Service Developments and Care of Elderly in Pharping, Kathmandu Conducted by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University for UNFPA, Nepal, April-July, 2012.

Population, Health and Environment (PHE) Endline Survey Conducted by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University for World Wildlife Fund (WWF)/Nepal, April – August 2011.

Integrating SRH and Biodiversity Conservation for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources, by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University for Family Planning Association of Nepal and World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Nepal, April 2011- .

 

"Partnership on Improving Access to Research Literature for Higher Education Institutions in Nepal (PARI Initiative)", for the British Council / DFID, September, 2009- .

 

Household Survey on Social Safety nets services/Programmes in Nepal, for World Bank, Nepal, 2009-

 

A Survey on Haruwa, Charuwa and Haliya in Nepal, for ILO, 2009-

"Evaluation on Implementation of FPAN Strategic Plan 2005-2009", for FPAN August, 2009- .

"Rapid Need Assessment (RNA) of Delivering Essential Reproductive Health Care for Women, Men and Adolescents of Mid and Far Western Districts of Nepal through Mobile Reproductive Health Camps", for UNFPA 2008-April, 2009.

Poverty Monitoring and Evaluation Household 'Follow-up Survey' for PAF/Nepal and World Bank, 2008-2009.

Study of Attitude of Service Providers for Increasing Access of Safe Abortion Services to Marginalized Key Population in Nepal, for FPAN 2007/08.

Relevance and Appropriateness of FPAN Outreach Clinics, for FPAN 2007/08.

Desk Review of Early/Child Marriage in Nepal, for FPAN 2007.

Monitoring and Evaluation Baseline Survey on Poverty Alleviation in Nineteen PAF Programme Districts, for Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF), 2007.

Household Survey on Measuring Empowerment and Social Inclusion in 25 Rural Water Supply and Sanitation (RWSS) Programme Districts, for The World Bank, Nepal, 2006.

Monitoring and Evaluation Baseline Survey on Poverty Alleviation in Nine PAF Programme Districts, for Poverty Alleviation Fund (PAF), 2006.

 

"Unmet Need for Family Planning in Nepal: Its Levels, Trends and Differentials" Sponsored by UNFPA and Conducted by CPRT, CDPS, TU, 2005.

"Improving the Sexual and Reproductive Health Status of Young Women in Nepal 2005-2007", IDI and FGD on Risk Perception Survey, Creating Enabling Environment and Service Providers' Attitude", Sponsored by FPAN and Conducted by CPRT, CDPS, TU, 2005.

 

Final Evaluation of Vision 2000 Project (Kapilvastu and Baitadi Districts), for FPAN, 2005.

Children Working at Own Home: How Visible Are they? A Case Study of Save the Children Japan, Nepal (SCJ/N) Programme Districts (Saptari, Dhanusha and Mahottari), for SCJ/N, 2005.

Mystery Client Survey of Sun Quality Health (SQH) Providers, for Population Services International Nepal (PSI/N).

 

SRH KABP among Adolescents and Youths in FPAN's Operational Area, for FPAN 2004.

SRH KABP among Adolescent, Youth and Adult People in FPAN's Operational Area, for FPAN, 2004.

KAP Study on Gender and RH Issues Among Trainees, for Department of Women Development, HMG/MWCSW, 2004.

Development of Curriculum on Population and Development, Participant Handbook and Guideline for Trainers for Organization of Master Training of Trainers (MTOT) in Six UNFPA Population and Reproductive Health Integrated (PARHI) Project Districts (Saptari, Mahottari, Rautahat, Kapilvastu, Dang and Dadeldhura), Nepal, for HMG/UNFPA, 2004.

Final Evaluation of Developing and Testing Comprehensive Approaches to Increase Access to and Use of Condoms among Sexually Active Highly Vulnerable Young Factory Workers Project, for FPAN, 2004.

Analysis of District-wise Demographic Profile of Young People, for Ministry of Population and Environment (MOPE), 2004.

Translation and Compilation of Common Demographic Terminology (in Nepali), for the Ministry of Population and Environment (MOPE), February - June 2004.

Programme Evaluation: Countering Violence against Women in Far-West Nepal, for Asia Foundation, March - May 2004.

Baseline Survey on Domestic Violence against Women in Doti District, for The Asia Foundation, November 2003 - February 2004.

Baseline Survey on Domestic Violence against Women in Banke District, for The Asia Foundation, November 2003 - February 2004.

Feasibility Study of a One Month Injectable in Nepal, for Population Services International, Nepal (PSI/Nepal), November 2003- January 2004.

An Investigation of Service Providers in the Field of Young People Development, for MOPE, 2003.

KAP Survey on Male and Reproductive Health, for Sunaulo Parivar Nepal/Marie Stopes International - Nepal, 2003.

Baseline Survey in Child Porters in Nepal, for ILO/IPEC Nepal, August 2002- April 2003.

Baseline Survey in Child Ragpickers in Nepal, for ILO/IPEC Nepal, August 2002- April 2003.

National Baseline Survey: Rapid Assessment of Child Labour in Carpet Factories in Nepal, for the Federation of Nepalese Chambers of Commerce and Industry- Employers Council (FNCCI-EC) and ILO/IPEC, Nepal, 2003.

Meeting Young People's Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs Project in Nepal, for FPAN, 2002.

Bhaktapur District Profile, A Focus on Population Management, for MOPE, 2002.

Nature and Extent of Hazardous Forms of Child Labour in Pokhara Valley: Rapid Assessment, for the FNCCI/ Employer's Council and ILO/IPEC Nepal, 2001.

Baseline Survey on Valuation of Improved Water Supply in Kathmandu Valley: An Analysis of Contingent Valuation in Collaboration with Research Triangle Institute (RTI), North Carolina, USA, for The World Bank, April- May, 2001.

Why Family Planning Matters in Reproductive Health: A Comparative Study of South Asian Countries, for UNFPA, 2001.

Situation of Trafficking in Children in Nepal with Special Reference to Prostitution: A Rapid Assessment, for ILO/IPEC, March 2001.

Situation of Child Rag Pickers in Nepal: A Rapid Assessment, for ILO/IPEC, March 2001.

Situation of Child Porters in Nepal: A Rapid Assessment, for ILO/IPEC, March 2001.

"Factors Associated with Unmet Need for Family Planning in Doti District" Sponsored by MoPE and Conducted by CDPS, 2000.

Baseline Survey on Factors Associated with Unmet Need for Family Planning in Doti District, for MOPE, 1999.

National Baseline Survey of Migration Situation in Nepal (sample size=20,000), for National Planning Commission/ Ministry of Population and Environment (MOPE)/ UNFPA/Nepal, 1996/1997.

National Baseline Survey of Employment Situation in Nepal (sample size=20,000), for National Planning Commission/Ministry of Population and Environment/ UNFPA/Nepal, 1996/1997.

National baseline Survey of Birth, Death and Contraception in Nepal (sample size= 12,000 ever married women of reproductive age 15-49 years), for National Planning Commission/Ministry of Population and Environment/ UNFPA/Nepal, 1996/1997.

Fertility Differential Between Migrants and Non-migrants in Nepal, for CDPS/ UNFPA, 1999.

Migration of Working Children in Nepal, for ILO, 1998.

Baseline Survey Follow up of Migration Situation in Nepal, for MOPE/UNFPA, 1998.

Baseline Survey Follow-up of Birth, Death and Contraception in Nepal, for MOPE/UNFPA, 1998.

Baseline Survey Follow-up of Employment Situation in Nepal, for MOPE/ UNFPA, 1998.

Baseline Survey Report on Migration Situation in Nepal, for MOPE/UNFPA, 1997.

Baseline Survey Report on Employment Situation in Nepal, for MOPE/UNFPA, 1997.

Baseline Survey Report on Birth, Death and Contraception in Nepal, for MOPE/UNFPA, 1997.

Baseline Survey Report on Child Labour Situation in Nepal, for ILO, 1997.

Trends, Patterns and Implications of Rural to Urban Migration in Nepal, Asian Population Studies Series No. 138 (New York: ESCAP, United Nations), 65-170.

Baseline Survey of Socio-economic and Demographic Survey of Refugees from Bhutan in Eastern Nepal, for UNHCR, 1995.

An Evaluation of the Family Planning Programme in Nepal, 1990.

Major Training/Workshop Activities

 

Training Workshop on Research Methodology Organized by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University in Collaboration with Ministry of Population and Environment and UNFPA, 28 August-03 Sept 2016.

Training Workshop on Survey Data Analysis Organized by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University in Collaboration with Ministry of Population and Environment and UNFPA, 20-26 Sept 2016.

Training Workshop on Evidence-Based Planning and Result-Based Management (EBP/RBM) Organized by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University in Collaboration with Ministry of Health and Population and UNFPA, 27-31 March 2015.

Interaction Programme on “Investing in Young People” (WPD 11 July 2014 – Side Event), Jointly Organized by CDPS/TU and MoHP/GoN in Collaboration with UNFPA and Sunaulo Parivar Nepal, Kathmandu, 12 July 2014.

South Asia Regional Consultation of Parliamentarians and Civil Society Leaders on Reproductive Health and Family Planning – Beyond ICPD 2014, Organized by the International Council on Management of Population Programmes (ICOMP), with support from the David & Lucile Packard Foundation and in Collaboration with Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, Kathmandu, 26-27 August 2013.

Interaction Programme on Adolescent Pregnancy: Promoting Intergenerational Dialogue, Jointly Organized by CDPS/TU and MoHP/GoN in Collaboration with UNFPA, Kathmandu, 12 July 2013.

National Consultation with Policy Makers and Civil Society Leaders on Reproductive Health and Family planning Beyond 2014 (ICPD+20), Jointly Organized by ICOMP, Malaysia and CDPS/TU with Support from The david and Lucile Packard Foundation, Dhulikhel, 17-18 May 2013.

National Research Methodology Training Workshop jointly organized by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University and the DelPHE Partners with Support from the British Council/DFID, 25-28 March 2013.

National Dissemination Workshop on“Partnership on Improving Access to Research Literature for Higher Education Institutions in Nepal (PARI)”- A three-year British Council & DFID supported DelPHE Project, jointly organized by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University – Nepal, The University of Sheffield, University of Aberdeen & Bournemouth University – UK, Development Resource Centre, Kathmandu, February 22, 2013.

National Training Workshop on Systematic Reviews of Health Research for University and College Teachers, Organized by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University, Development Resource Center, and UK Universities (University of Sheffield, Bournemouth University and University of Aberdeen), January 2-6, 2012.

"Research Methodology Workshop for Thesis Writing MA/M. Phil. Students”, Conducted by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University, 25-30 November, 2011.

International Workshops on ‘Access to Health Research and Evidence-Based Practice’ for University and College Teachers in Dhulikhel, Kathmandu, Dharan, Chitwan and Pokhara, Organized by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University, Development Resource Center, and UK Universities (University of Sheffield, Bournemouth University and University of Aberdeen) Dec 30, 2010 - Jan 9, 2011.

"Research Methodology Workshop for Thesis Writing MA Students”, Conducted by Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University, 4-9 February, 2010.

"National Consultative Workshop on Youth and the ICPD" conducted by CDPS in Collaboration with MoHP with Support from UNFPA, 24-28, 2008.

Short Term Training Course (One-Month) on Population, Gender and Development for the Representatives of Dalit and Janajati Organizations including the Representatives of NPC, RSS, PAN and TU/PU Affiliated Campuses Conducted by CPRT, CDPS with Support from UNFPA, 17 December 2006 - 17 January 2007.

Experiences Sharing Workshop on Population, Gender and Development Conducted by CPRT, CDPS with Support from UNFPA, 11-15 December, 2005.

One-Week Training Programme on Population and Gender Integration for GO/NGO, DDC officers, university teachers and journalists conducted by CPRT, CDPS with support from MoHP, November, 2005.

Short Term Training Course (One-Month) on Population, Gender and Development, for GO/NGO, DDC officers, university teachers and journalists, conducted by CPRT, CDPS with support from UNFPA, 30 August - 28 September, 2005.

Formulation of Five-Year Plan for NRCS's HIV/AIDS Programme, Organized by Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS), 17-19 July 2005.

Curriculum Development on Population and Development and Master Training of Trainers (MTOT), UNFPA Six Population and Reproductive Health Integrated (PARHI) Districts, June 2004.

Short Term Training Course (One-Month) on Population, Gender and Development, for GO/NGO, DDC officers, university teachers and journalists, conducted by CPRT, CDPS with support from UNFPA, May 31-July 4, 2004.

Training Programme on Population and Development, for GO/NGO, DDC officers, university teachers and journalists, Jointly Organized by CPRT, CDPS and MOPE, 8-19, December 2003.

National Seminar-cum-Workshop on Family Planning and Reproductive Health, for GO/NGO, DDC officers, university teachers and journalists, organized by CDPS, Tribhuvan University with Support from UNFPA, November 26-30, 2001.

National Training Program on Population and Development in Nepal, for GO/NGO, DDC officers, university teachers and journalists, organized by the Central Department of Population Studies, Tribhuvan University with Support from UNFPA, January 8-19, 1990.

National Training Programme on Population and Development in Nepal, for GO/NGO, DDC officers, university teachers and journalists, with Support from UNFPA.

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