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Nepal, North-East India, Sri-Lanka in specific and South Asia in general
PhD Candidate (Security and Post-war Recovery), Centre for Peace Studies, University of New England, Australia
Nonviolence, Rule of Law, Security
Research, Qualitative Skills, Training
Security Sector Reform, Regional Security Complex, External Actors in Security, Conflict Transformation and Critical Security Studies
Ghimire, Safal and Upreti, BR. 2014. Wavering between profit-making and change-making: Private media companies in conflicts in Nepal. Media, War & Conflict, 7(2), 187–200. doi:10.1177/1750635214530315.
Ghimire, Safal. 2012. ICT as a Livelihood Option amidst Conflicts: A Case of Nangi Village in Nepal. 2012. In: Uzma T Haroon et al. Redefining Paradigms of Sustainable Development in South Asia. Islamabad: Sang-e-Mill Publishers.
Ghimire, Safal and Upreti, Bishnu Raj. 2012. Corporate Engagement for Conflict Transformation: Conceptualising the Business-Peace Interface. The Journal of Conflict Transformation and Security 2(1): 77-100.
Ghimire, Safal and Upreti, Bishnu Raj. 2011. Community Participation for Environment-friendly Tourism: The Avenue for Local Peace. The Journal of Tourism and Peace Research, 2(1):55-69.
Ghimire, Safal. 2011. Impact of ICT on Rural Livelihood: A Case of Nangi, Myagdi. Media Adhyayan: Journal of Media Studies, (6):15-39.
Upreti, Bishnu Raj and Ghimire, Safal. 2011. New Actors in New Business: Private Sector Engagement for Peacebuilding in Nepal, SASON Journal of Sociology and Anthropology, Volume 2, pp. 265-286.
Upreti, Bishnu Raj; Ghale, Yamuna and Ghimire, Safal. 2010. Food insecurity and social conflict in Nepal. In: Fostering Sustainable Development in South Asia: Responding to Challenges. Islamabad: Sustainable Development Policy Institute-Pakistan and Sang-e-Meel Publication.
Security sector refers to the cluster of state or non-state institutions that are responsible to protect citizens, maintain peace and implement rule of law. Dupont et al. (2003: 332) state that such...