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KLL is the C2M2 Asia Hub

We’re happy to announce the launch of the Cities’ COVID-19 Mitigation Mapping (C2M2) program in Asia.

As the Asia Hub, KLL will be working alongside Bangladesh Open Innovation Lab - BOIL, and Public Lab Mongolia to carry out three city projects in Dhaka, Kathmandu, and Ulaanbaatar. All the city projects will focus on mitigating and recovering from secondary impacts of COVID-19 in the......

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KLL wins Regional TechCamp 2020 grant

KLL has won the Regional TechCamp on Good Governance 2020 grant from US Embassy Nepal. KLL will be bringing together 500 youth from 5 South Asian nations to collaborate and compete to improve governance in their regions. 50 youth will be selected from these 500 youth, who will attend the in-person TechCamp in Kathmandu later this year.


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2nd KLL member to be nominated for IVLP

Arogya Koirala is the second person from KLL to be nominated for the prestigious IVLP (International Visitors Leadership Program). IVLP is an exchange program of US Embassy whereby it chooses and takes nominees on an educational/cutural tour to the United States.


Arogya's US visit will be 3 weeks long. This visit is themed on Blockchain.


Previously, Pradip Khat......

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KLL wins ICT for Mountain Development Award

ICIMOD announced the winners of this year’s ICT for Mountain Development Award as it marked International Mountain Day on 11 December 2018. The regional award recognizes innovations, uses, and applications in Information and Communications Technology for Development (ICTD) that help promote development and environmental conservation in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region. This is the fifth ......

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Awarded with the 50 Most Impactful Social Innovators Award

Kathmandu Living Labs' Executive Director, Dr. Nama Raj Budhathoki, has been awarded with the 50 Most Impactful Social Innovators (A Global Listing) Award at the 7th edition of World CSR Day. The award ceremony organizers believe that building a culture of innovation is the key to grooming social entrepreneurship, and this award is to recognize such efforts worldwide.


Dr. Budha......

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KLL signs MoU with Municipal Governments

KLL has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Neelakantha Municipality and Nepalgunj Sub-Metropolitan City. Both local governments are committed to creating open local municipal governments and KLL is assisting them technically in realizing this goal.


KLL will create new, easy-to-use and citizen-centered municipal portals for both municipal governments. One of the high......

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Jaibik Map: Inception Workshop

Nepal possesses an astonishing variety of floral and faunal species due to the diversity of its topography and habitat types. Nevertheless, Nepal´s biodiversity is declining due to anthropological stressors including rapid human population and settlement growth along with human-wildlife conflict. Furthermore, it has been stated that climate change is already having an impact on biodiversity an......

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KLL in Youth SAARC Regional Conference 2017

Kathmandu Living Labs will try to inspire a batch of 50+ youth from across the nation on their roles as responsible citizens in today's digital world. An hour long sensitization presentation titled, 'Youth in Digital Development' will introduce OpenStreetMap as a free, open and editable source of digital map data, which when put to right use can emerge as a cross-cutting digital infrastructure ......

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twitter KLL's Earthquake Response