About us

1.   Background 

Research means the creative and systematic work undertaken to increase the knowledge of humans, culture and society, and the use of the knowledge to devise new applications. Development means the systematic use of scientific and technical knowledge to develop the concept, design, discovery or invention.

Research and development plays an integral role in the development of the nation. Research & Development Foundation (R&DF) is established in contributing to the national and international level through the means of research and development is the main engine of economic prosperity and social transformation of developed countries of the world.

2.   Introduction

Research & Development Foundation (R&DF) is an independent, non-profit organization, non-political and non-governmental social organization set up with the objective of promoting and enhancing the study of research and development in Nepal.

The organization is registered in the year 2017 to advance our land towards the prosperity and progress. R&DF shall be active for the all-round research and development and nation building process of Nepal. For the creation of a prosperous Nepal, R&DF believes in the power of research and development as key to economic development and growth.

The organization was established by young and energetic development professionals who believed in values of transparency, accountability and equality. R&DF will have partnerships with communities, International NGOs, Government line departments, Academia, UN agencies and local NGOs.

Known for bringing together intellectuals, academicians, professors, researcher, entrepreneurs, politicians, businessman, bureaucrats, experts, journalists and other groups and individuals to make an impact on the research and development discourse of Nepal.