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Workshop for economic journalists in Madhesh Province

South Asia Watch on Trade, Economics and Environment (SAWTEE) in collaboration with the Society of Economic Journalists (SEJON) organized a workshop for economic journalists to build their capacity in covering issues related to balance of payments, Nepal-India trade and transit treaty, examining trade through gender lens, Nepal-Bangladesh trade, and LDC graduation. The workshop was held in Janakpur on 1-2 August 2023. 

Nineteen media professionals from different media channels of Madhesh Province participated in the workshop.



Presentation: External Sector: Balance of Payments, Other Related Statistics and Issues, Mr. Nara Bahadur Thapa, Former Executive Director, Nepal Rastra Bank

Presentation: Nepal and India Trade & Transit Issues: Prospect, Challenges and Way Forward, Mr. Ravi Shanker Sainju,  Former Joint Secretary, Government of Nepal

Presentation: Examining Trade Through Gender Lens, Ms. Dikshya Singh, Programme Coordinator, SAWTEE

Presentation: International trade analysis: ideas and tools, Mr. Kshitiz Dahal, Senior Research Officer, SAWTEE

Presentation:  Nepal Graduates from LDC: An Explorative Impact Assessment, Dr. Posh Raj Pandey Chairman, SAWTEE