south asia watch on trade, economics and environment

Project Inception Meeting

National Stakeholders’ Dialogue on Climate Change, Agriculture, Food Security and Disaster Risk Reduction

High-level Dialogue on “Post-2015 Development Agenda and 18th SAARC Summit: Nepal’s perspectives”

Deepening Economic Cooperation in South Asia: Expectations from the 18th SAARC Summit

Two-day regional meeting on “Conservation, Use and Exchange of Crop Genetic Resources: Promoting Regional Cooperation for a Food-Secure, Climate- Resilient South Asia”.

National Consultation Workshop on Impact of the Earthquake on Food Security and Livelihood on Urban Poor in Nepal and Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture Adaptation Practices and Gender-27 Nov 2015

In focus

Supporting Economic Transformation: Pathways to Prosperity and Inclusive Job Creation in Nepal

A program is being organized by South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE) and Overseas Development International (ODI)- Supporting Economic Transformation (SET) on October 26, 2017 at Radission Hotel, Kathmandu to discuss finding of their study and policy suggestions on how Nepal should proceed forward to create quality jobs and meet its ambitious goal of reaching middle-income country status by 2030.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Tenth South Asia Economic Summit (SAES X)

South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE), Kathmandu and National Planning Commission, Government of Nepal invite paper submissions for the Tenth South Asia Economic Summit (SAES X) to be held from 14-16 November 2017 in Kathmandu, Nepal.


SAWTEE is deeply saddened by the sudden demise of Dr Saman Kalegama, Executive Director of Institute of Policy Studies of Sri Lanka (IPS). We would like to express our deepest condolences to his family and IPS. 

Call for applications: 10th South Asian Training Programme on CGE Modelling

Application is now open for this year’s CGE Training which is going to be held in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Eligible candidates are requested to apply as per the following details. 

Ninth South Asia Economic Summit (SAES IX)

The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) will host the Ninth South Asia Economic Summit (SAES-IX) in Dhaka on 15-16 October 2016. More details