Aid and Development Research at Kathmandu University

Hey everyone! My name is Sara Rock, and I am currently a junior at the College of William and Mary. I’m an International Relations and Chinese Double Major and have been interning at AidData Center for Development Policy for the last two semesters. I’m very excited to introduce our readers to AidData’s upcoming summer fellowship in Kathmandu, Nepal! To start off, I’ll explain what kind of research AidData produces. AidData is an initiative which helps create a bank of data which tracks international aid projects. This organization, which just this year received millions of dollars from the government, actually started as a research collaboration between a William and Mary student and professor a few years back. Today, AidData is a large network which collaborates with members from William and Mary, Brigham Young University, University of Texas and many other organizations in the field of development.

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