Democracy that Delivers #265: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Nepal with Sarwagya Raj Pandey

06.01.2021 | Ken Jaques |

On this episode of Democracy That Delivers, our host Ken Jaques is joined by Sarwagya Raj Pandey, the Research and Advocacy Officer at Bikalpa – an Alternative, a public policy think tank based in Nepal in partnership with CIPE’s Asia Pacific Team. They talk about his firsthand experience of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the people of Nepal both socially and economically, notably for small businesses and the tourism sector. Beyond a story of loss, Mr. Pandey tells a story of human triumph through community, innovation, activism, and collaboration in the face of catastrophe.

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