Ongoing Projects
Last updated on 10 Nov, 2017

Female Labor Force Participation and Children’s Outcomes: An Investigation of Mother’s participation in Paid Labor Force on Children’s Health: 2016-2018

The study aims to investigate the relationship between Female Labor Force Participation and Children’s Outcomes based on the household economy to the children's education, health and well-being in Chitwan Valley. 


Family Migration Context and Early Life Outcomes (FAMELO): 2015-2019

The study assesses the role of migration on children and adolescents in communities of origin with the aim to understand how family migration experiences are associated with outcomes for children and adolescents and the distinctive features of these environments that may lead to differential pathways.  FAMELO is a comparative international study administered in Mexico, Mozambique and Nepal.


Investigation of Ocular Disease and Household Fuel Use in Kaski: 2016-2018

The project aims to investigate the association between indoor fuel use histories, particularly of biomass and kerosene, and three eye diseases Cataract, Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Dry eye disease in Kaski and surrounding districts of Nepal. 


Investigation of relationship between Household Air Pollution exposure and Cardiopulmonary Disease Indicators in Nepali Women (Cardio-Pulmonary Study): 2016-2017

The study aims to identify household factors that increase the risk of people getting heart and lung diseases. The study setting of the project is Kaski and surrounding districts of Nepal. 


Coupled Nature Human (CNH): Feedbacks between Human Community Dynamics and Socio-ecological Vulnerability in a Biodiversity Hotspot: 2013-2017

The study aims to examine the bidirectional relationships between exotic plant invasion and a suite of socio-ecological variables, including biophysical, household, and community characteristics, land use history, and non-family social organizations and institutions, across 21 heterogeneous community forests in the buffer zone of Chitwan National Park of Nepal. 


Chitwan Valley Family Study (CVFS): 1995-ongoing

CVFS is a comprehensive multi-level mixed methods panel study of individuals, families, and communities in the Chitwan Valley of Nepal. The study aims to investigate the influence of social contexts on population processes and the relationships between the environment and population processes.