IFS works in the area of good governance in Nepal. Nepal has recently started practicing the federal system. For inclusive and equitable development, people's participation in politics, policy formulation, and the budget-making process are equally important. To achieve good governance people participation from a marginalized community, women, socially excluded groups, and people belonging from the poor community is needed. IFS conducts research on the issues related to accountability, transparency public participation, and proper utilization of public resources for better governance in Nepal.