Twelve Nepali journalists attended the first of two training on data-driven journalism in Kathmandu from September to November 2020.

The blended learning course, which consisted of six-days of face-to-face attendance phase followed by seven weeks of e-learning and a final attendance phase of five days, focused a lot of attention on hygienic measures and safety standards.

Claus Hasseling from Hamburg, Germany conducted the training remotely using Zoom, and he was assisted by two CMR-Nepal trainers in the seminar room.

The journalists who received training fellowships to attend the course were:

  1. Mr. Kanchan Adhikari, coordinator,
  2. Ms. Indira Aryal, reporter, The Rising Nepal daily
  3. Mr. KP Dhungana, former editor, / Sukrabaar weekly
  4. Ms. Sujata Khatri, reporter,
  5. Ms. Chetana Kunwar, fact-checker, NepalFactCheck
  6. Mr. Suman Kumar Luitel, editor,
  7. Ms. Praju Panta, reporter,
  8. Ms. Swechhya Raut, reporter,
  9. Mr. Manoj Satyal, multimedia coordinator,
  10. Ms. Shruti Shrestha, reporter,
  11. Mr. Umesh Shrestha, editor, NepalFactCheck
  12. Ms. Pragya Timsina, reporter, Image Channel

The Data Journalism for Nepal project is sponsored by the German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.