DEPROSC-Nepal based on its more than 25 years of field experience in the field rural development and long involvement in action researches has understood that there are gaps in development research, weak documentation and lack of academic research in the area. It is therefore, DEPROSC Nepal setup “DEPROSC-Nepal Silver Jubilee Academic Award” to mark 25 years of its success. It also aims for knowledge generation and knowledge acquisition in the development sector. This award will provide research grants for graduating students in any of its major thematic areas, with an aim to open up new opportunities for young and energetic graduates and value their potentials to embark new ways to support DEPROSC rural development vision to see food secured and resilient community.
This award will be granted annually to a research student for Master’s thesis from Nepal based Universities in the field of rural development, urbanization and migration, humanitarian assistance and DRM, development studies, sociology, entrepreneurship and market linkage, climate change adaptation, etc.