The AIDIA Policy Briefs give an in-depth analysis on contemporary political, foreign policy, economic, and strategic issues of South Asia in general and the Himalayan region in particular. In an effort to make the information, data, and analysis as precise as possible, the format of the policy brief is based on two-authorship including one from the country where the topic is covered in that particular volume.  The structure of the brief includes the context, background of the issue, identifying stakeholders and challenges, and making policy recommendations accordingly, which could be useful to state policymakers, corporate houses, journalists, and academia.


Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Nepal: Bridging the Gap

Nihar R. Nayak and Shweta Karki | March 22, 2024



Strategies and Trends: Evaluating Chinese Investments in Nepal

Nihar R. Nayak and Purushottam Poudel | January 4, 2024



Sub-Regional Trade and Transit Challenges and Prospects for India, Nepal, and Bangladesh

Chandra Ghimire, Smruti S. Pattanaik and Ashish Banik | July 5, 2023



Trilateral Electricity Trade in Eastern South Asia: A Step Forward Towards Regional Integration

Ashish Banik, Deepal Rauniar and Nihar R. Nayak | March 2, 2023