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Regional TechCamp on Good Governance 2020

Governance issues are too big for any single individual or organization to solve. It requires a concerted effort from a number of different actors - one of which is today's youth. These youth shape, and are shaped by, the region's quality of govrnance.

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Earthquake Data Portal

The massive door-to-door survey conducted by the Govenment of Nepal after the 2015 Gorkha earthquake collected both building damage data as well as socio-economic data of 3.6 million people. This data has a potential to be used across a number of fields. However, the final dataset is too big and complex for most of its potential users. KLL designned and deployed this portal that lets you explor...

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National Housing Reconstruction Programme

After the April 2015 Nepal earthquake, Nepal Government and international donor community required a quick but reliable data collection system to assess earthquake damages to residential buildings in order to identify beneficiary households. KLL developed a digital system for the National Reconstruction Authority to collect demographic and socioeconomic data for a door-to-door survey that ultim...

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Civil Society: Mutual Accountability Project (CS:MAP)

How can ICT be used to enable citizen-government collaboration and democratic deliberation on matters of local governance? How can ICT tools help Civil Society Organizations in strengthening their pursuit of public interest affairs? In this project, we challenge the traditional dogma of tech determinism and try to answer these questions through socio-technical approach.

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Prepare Pokhara - 2C (Secondary Cities) Project

The western segment of Nepal on which Pokhara city is situated also lies on the Main Himalayan Thrust fault that has not ruptured for the past 500 years. Moreover, this region suffers from landslides, floods and lightning strikes that claim hundreds of lives each year. Due to its susceptibility to such natural events and the presence of a highly dense population, Western Nepal is now considered...

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Maps For Everyone

While traditional mapping agencies target mapping needs of big organizations and expert users, everyday needs of map data for small organizations and citizens at large remain unmet. Moreover, conventional way of map making do not leverage the local knowledge of people about their own surroundings. Kathmandu Living Labs is leading a digital movement to create a free, wiki-style map of Nepal whic...

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Digital Internship and Leadership (DIAL)

Digital Internhsip and Leadership (DIAL) is a three months long extensive internship program which equips young (under)graduates with a broad understanding of open data, technology and civic learning.

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JaibikMap

Nepal is home to an astonishing variety of floral and faunal species. However, its biodiversity is declining fast. In fact, Nepal is the 14th most vulnerable country (USAID, 2015). Lack of publicly available datasets has only aggravated this crisis further. KLL and partners are working to create Nepal's first open bio-diversity and climate change tool for the future.

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