Nepal

Guideline aims to uplift living standards

“Population, poverty and area shall be taken as the basis while providing grants. Population shall carry the weightage mark of 60 per cent, poverty 30 per cent and area 10 per cent,” it reads. While selecting the project for the construction of infrast…

by · Thursday, 14 December 2017 · Nepal

Guideline aims to uplift living standards

“Population, poverty and area shall be taken as the basis while providing grants. Population shall carry the weightage mark of 60 per cent, poverty 30 per cent and area 10 per cent,” it reads. While selecting the project for the construction of infrast…

by · Thursday, 14 December 2017 · Nepal

Formation of high-powered committee in limbo

Though the Ministry of Co-operatives and Poverty Alleviation has shown assertiveness to compensate the victims of the cooperatives (mainly savings and credit cooperatives and multi-purpose cooperatives) by seizing their property after enforcement of th…

by · Thursday, 7 December 2017 · Nepal
Climate-smart agriculture is “common-sense agriculture”

Climate-smart agriculture is “common-sense agriculture”

Climate-smart agriculture profiles for Bhutan, Pakistan and Nepal provide an important step forward in creating a sustainable food system in South Asia. Photo: Neil Palmer / CIAT

According to a recent study published in Science Advances, climate c…

by · Wednesday, 6 December 2017 · Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan

Preparing (financially) for disasters in Nepal

Disaster-prone countries should get ahead of the curve and set aside funds for disasters – before they happen.

by · Monday, 24 April 2017 · Nepal

Inclusive irrigation is transforming Nepal’s rural areas

Small farmers, even women and those belonging to the Dalit caste and ethnic minorities, are beginning to participate in the management of water users’ associations in parts of Nepal.

by · Thursday, 15 September 2016 · Nepal

New grant to rebuild schools, provide micro loans after Nepal earthquake

We hope to restore school enrollment rates, return household incomes to pre-quake levels, and teach village development committees how to cope with disaster risks.

by · Tuesday, 8 December 2015 · Nepal