(Op-Ed) “Cementocracy”

Project member Dr. Hirslund’s (Copenhagen) Kathmandu Post Op-Ed.

New Researchers Hired into the Partnership

Five researchers from Social Science Baha and one from U of Toronto

Start-Up Workshop

Reconstructing Nepal: Politics and Practice after the 2015 Earthquakes and Constitution. Sep 14-17, 2017, UBC.

Dr. Shneiderman receives SSHRC grant to study Nepal’s post-earthquake reconstruction

The interdisciplinary project includes partners from Canada, USA, Denmark, and Nepal.

(Op-Ed) “Tired of Waiting”

Project member Dr. Baniya’s (SSB) Kathmandu Post Op-Ed.


This website is the home for our research partnership focusing on reconstruction efforts in Nepal after the 2015 earthquakes.

Photo by Katherine Hacker.


A 20,000 litre water tank being constructed after the previous one was destroyed in the earthquake. This is a community-based project with additional support from the district water utility.
Sindhupalchowk, Nepal. Photo by Bina Limbu.


On the way to Borang, men transporting CGI sheets from Dundure. Human labour or mules are required to transport construction materials as there is no road access.

Dhading, Nepal. Photo by Manoj Suji.


The construction of one-roomed houses according to government-approved building designs.

Dhading, Nepal. Photo by Bina Limbu.