Samata Foundation has a contractual agreement with Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford for a research work in four districts in mid-west and far-west of Nepal. The University has been awarded a grant from the British Academy in respect of a project titled Heritage, Dignity and Violence Program 2019. Samata foundation will employ desk review of existing policies, field visit, Consultation meetings, Key Informant Interviews, and Data compilation and analysis in line with the agreed conditions in the contract and hand over them to Oxford University for necessary processing and further analysis. The major component of the research are reservation policy, local participation and impact.
During the research various local elected representatives, local political leaders, Dalit activists, members from civil society organizations, members from government agencies in the district headquarters of four project districts will be interacted. Balance of caste, gender and age factor will be maintained.
Mid-west and far west of Nepal especially in Dailekh, Surkhet, Bajhang and Kailali districts.
2020 – 2021
- To conduct the necessary desk review and field research in a collaborated way with the Principal Investigator assigned by University of Oxford.
- To collect and compile the researched data for timely handover to Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford.
- To enhance institutional capacity in research by working with the guidance of Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford
Chancellor Masters and Scholars of the University of Oxford
- Research is conducted in collaborated manner Dailekh, Surkhet, Bajhang and Kailali districts of Nepal with the Principal Investigator assigned by University of Oxford.
- The research skill of Samata Foundation is enhanced.
- Baseline Research
- Desk review
- Field research and data collection
- Data compilation