Deepak Adhikari is a Kathmandu-based freelance journalist. In a career spanning over a decade and half, he has covered socio-political issues of Nepal including human rights, environment, hydropower, tourism, and trafficking and geopolitics. His work has appeared in Time magazine, The Caravan magazine, Himal Southasian magazine, Al Jazeera English, Nikkei Asian Review magazine, among others. From November 2010 to February 2014, he served as Nepal correspondent for Agence France-Presse (AFP), the global news agency. Prior to joining AFP, he worked for Kantipur, Nepal’s largest-selling newspaper as a reporter and editor.