PROJECTS

Academic & Professional Projects


 

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Independent Multi-country Review of Community Engagement in Grant Making & Implementation Processes
LESSONS LEARNED, KEY PRINCIPLES, AND WAYS FORWARD
2017
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Full editorial support for the draft report Community Systems Strengthening Towards a Research Agenda, by Sonia Arreola, PhD
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Case study of good practices and lessons learned based on global experience (The Gobal Fund, PEPFAR, other multilateral/bilateral and private donor engagement) engaging LGBTI in Cameroon, 2015
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Why Advocacy Matters – editorial support, and design and graphics for  Theory of Change pg. 7
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MSMGF 2013 Annual Report:
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In-Depth Evaluation of MSMGF’s Speaking Out Initiative to Support Grassroots Advocacyfor the Global Forum on MSM and HIV, 2013
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Independent Evaluation: Missing the Target Reports 7 to 9,
For the International Treatment Preparedness Coalition, 2012
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Positive and Pregnant: How Dare You? A study on access to reproductive and maternal health care for women living with HIV in Asia. Findings from six countries: Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Viet Nam.
For the Women of the Asia Pacific Network of People Living with HIV, 2012
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A Rough Google Earth Guide for Mercy Corps, 2008
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CARE Nepal Strategic Plan 2006-2009
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CARE Nepal Health Program Strategy 2005-2010
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Nepal Safer Motherhood Project Increasing Access to Essential Obstetric Care: A Review of Progress and Process
October 2004 for Family Health Division, Nepal Ministry of Health; Options, and DfID
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An Exploratory Study of Gender, Social Inclusion and Empowerment through Development Groups and Group-based Organizations in Nepal: Building on the Positive
A report submitted to the Gender and Social Exclusion Assessment
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Working in Partnership: Family Health International Implementing Agencies in Nepal
January 1994-December 2004
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Four thematic case studies on community engagement in The Global Fund grant making and implementation processes, 2017
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Community updates for advocates, 2014 (link may not connect)
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Co-author: Impact of gender on long-term treatment outcomes of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) in the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database. AIDS Patient CARE STDS. 2015 May;29(5):229-31
Lee MP, Zhou J, Messerschmidt L, Honda M, Ditangco R, irisanthana T, Kuarasamy N, Phanuphak P, Chen YM, Zhang F, Saphonn V, Kiertiburanakul S, Lee CK, Pujari S, Choi JY, Kamarulzaman A, Yunihastuti E, Merati TP, Lim PL, Li PC, TREAT ASia HIV Observational Database.
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Various documents for the Swiss Development and Cooperation Rural Health Development Project in Nepal, 2005-2009
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Failure to Prescribe Pneumocystis Prophylaxis is Associated with Increased Mortality, Even in the cART Era: Results from the TREAT Asia HIV Observational Database
Journal of the International AIDS Society, 26 Jan 2012;15:1.  P.L. Lim, J. Zhou, R. Ditangco, M.G. Law, T. Sirisanthana, N. Kumarasamy, Y.M.A. Chen, P. Phanuphak, C. KC Lee, V. Saphonn, S. Oka, F. Zhang, J.Y. Choi, S. Pujari, A. Kamarulzaman, P. CK Li, T.P. Merati, E. Yunihastuti, L. Messerschmidt, S. Sungkanuparph, on behalf of TAHOD
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HIV-1 Drug Resistance Mutations among Antiretroviral-naïve HIV-1-infected Patients in Asia: Results from the TREAT Asia Studies to Evaluate Resistance – Monitoring Study (TASER-M). Clinical Infectious Disease
15 April 2011;52(8):1053-1057. S. Sungkanuparph, R. Oyomopito, S. Sirivichayakul, T. Sirisanthana, P. C. K. Li, P. Kantipong, C. K. C Lee, A. Kamarulzaman, L. Messerschmidt, M.G. Law, P. Phanuphak, on behalf of TASER-M
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Evaluating Appreciative Inquiry as an organization transformation tool: An assess­ment from Nepal
Human Organization, 2008;67(4):454-468. Don Messerschmidt
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An opportunities-based approach to mitigating risks associated with Infrastructure Development Projects
HydroNepal, July 2008;3. Don Messerschmidt
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Social responsibility in the growing handmade paper industry of Nepal
World Development, November 2005;33(11):1821-1843. Stephen Biggs and Don Messerschmidt
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Local traditions and community forestry management: A view from Nepal.
D.A. Messerschmidt, D.M Warren, pp.231-244
In The Cultural Dimension of Development: Indigenous Knowledge Systems, D.M Warren, L.J. Slikkerveer, D. Brokensha eds
London: Intermediate Technology Publications (1995)
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Success in small farmer development: Paper-making in Pang and Nanglibang, Nepal
World Development, June 1988;16(6):733-750. Don Messerschmidt
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Civic service in South Asia: A Case Study of Nepal
Non­profit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly (Supplement), December 1 2004;33(4):S/98-S/126. G.N. Yadama and D. Messerschmidt
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Popular Press Projects


 

webFeature Articles:


The Hindu pilgrimage to Muktinath, Nepal. Part 1. Natural and Supernatural Attributes of the Sacred Field
Mountain Research and Devel­opment, 1989. Don Messerschmidt
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Part 2: Vaishnava Devotees and Status Reaffirmation
Mountain Research and Devel­opment, 1989. Don Messerschmidt
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High in the Khumbu, 1966
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A dogged and cynical search for word origins
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Yarsagumba: Himalayan Gold Rush
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Upper Mustang, 'on the brink of great change'
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The Muktinath trail
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Winter trek to Muktinath
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About Mount Everest
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The founding of St Xavier's [School]
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The scourge of smallpox: Nepal 1964
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Historic ornithology: Dillon Ripley's Search for the Spiny Babbler
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Nar and Phu: Trekkers' view of then and now
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Bringing aid to Gorkha's poor
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webShort Essays:


Unfinished...
(a Spilled Ink essay)
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The poem about a dog that inspired a Nepali novel
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A Himalayan mystery – solved? [Rum Doodle]
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Resorting to the arcane: Muktinath, Nepal
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Words on walkabout, talking to ourselves
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Going back to yesterday: Where memory and memoir begin
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Two Asian artists in Paris
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A Kodak moment
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In the beginning - Trekking Nepal
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Stories are a kind of thing, too...
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Rural Nepal goes mobile-global
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The tempest in its fury
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Books


 

Book_manang2Stories and Customs of Manang as told by the Lamas and Elders of Manang
Liesl Messerschmidt, Tsering Dolma Gurung, and Frances Klatzel. Kathmandu: Mera Publications (2004)

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book3Against the Current: The Life of Lain Singh Bangdel. Don Messerschmidt with Dina Bangdel. Bangkok: Orchid Press (2004)

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urlBamboo in the High Forest of Eastern Bhutan: A Study of Species Vulnerability.
D. Messerschmidt, J. Davidson, K.J. Temphel. Kathmandu: ICIMOD (2001)
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book_managersA Manager's Guide to the Use of Rapid Rural Appraisal. T.B. Grandstaff, D. A. Messerschmidt. Bangkok: FAO, Regional Office for Asia and Pacific (1995)

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booksCommon Forest Resource Manage­ment: Annotated Bibliography of Asia, Africa and Latin America. D.A. Messerschmidt (General Editor). Rome: FAO (1993 – Reprinted in 1999). Write for more information.

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book_bhutanSocial Forestry in Eastern Bhutan: A Study of the Third Forestry Development Project, 1994-2000 (2000) to the list of books + 'Don Messerschmidt (General Editor)'

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book1Big Dogs of Tibet and the Himalayas: A Personal Journey. Don Messerschmidt. Bangkok: Orchid Press (2011)

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T7540E00Rapid Appraisal for Community Forestry: The RA Process and Rapid Diagnostic Tools, Participatory Methodology Series. London: International Institute for Environment and Development (1995)

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cover-0002996-environment-common-forest-resource-management-annotated-bibliography-of-asia-africa-and-latin-americaCommon Forest Resource Manage­ment: Annotated Bibliography of Asia, Africa and Latin America. D.A. Messerschmidt (General Editor). Rome: FAO (1993 – Reprinted in 1999). Write for more information.

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book2Moran of Kathmandu: Pioneer Priest, Educator and Ham Radio Voice of the Himalaya. Don Messerschmidt. Bangkok: Orchid Press (2nd ed., 2012)

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book_muktinathMuktinath: Himalayan Pilgrimage, A cultural & Historical Guide
Don Messerschmidt

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Book Cover Designs:


 

BigDogs_21609_6x9-72Big Dogs of Tibet and the Himalayas: A Personal Journey. Don Messerschmidt. Bangkok: Orchid Press (2011)

IncaCover_v2Inca: Before the Conquest
Brien Foerster.  Adventures Unlimited Press

CrimsonHorizon_v1HCrimson Horizon: The Ancient Red Haired Sea Kings of the Pacific
Brien Foerster.  Adventures Unlimited Press

thePrism_bookCover_6x9The Prism
Christopher Littleton-Jones

moran_ofKathmandu110109_6x9-72Father Moran of Kathmandu (second edition)
Don Messerschmidt. Bangkok: Orchid Press

Brien_cover3-150Elongated Skulls of Peru & Bolivia: On the Path of Viracocha
Brien Foerster. Adventures Unlimited Press

cover_01212014_v2HDivining Ancient Sites: Insights into their Creation
Maria Wheatley

book4Go Beyond Google: Gathering Internet Intelligence
Sean Campbell and Scott Swigart, Principals, Cascade Insights

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