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Prof Alok K Bohara, PhD

The author is Professor at University of New Mexico, USA.

Ungreasing the wheels of corruption: Three Lessons for Nepal

Published On: May 27, 2023 09:00 AM NPT By: Prof Alok K Bohara, PhD

As events continue to unfold in Nepal, particularly concerning the fake Bhutanese refugee scandal, there is a growing public and media pressure to ensure justice is served during the upcoming hearing and prosecution. While it is crucial to uphold the principle of "innocent until proven guilty," concerns are arising among the public that the perpetrators may evade accountability.

Unlocking Rural Agricultural Revitalization in Nepal

Published On: April 30, 2023 09:00 AM NPT By: Prof Alok K Bohara, PhD

The increasing trend of globalization, coupled with political infightings and instability, has resulted in a significant number of Nepalese youths seeking employment abroad as their only viable option. Additionally, the failure of Nepal's leadership to implement effective job employment opportunities and modernization in the agricultural sector has further exacerbated this trend.

Public Financing of Elections Could be a Game-changer for Nepal

Published On: April 18, 2023 09:30 AM NPT By: Prof Alok K Bohara, PhD

Nepal, like many countries, faces the challenge of systemic corruption in various sectors, including politics. As the country strives to strengthen its democracy and promote fairness in the political process, one tool that is gaining some attention is public financing of elections.