Nepal

Six countries in joint fight against pandemic

The foreign ministers stressed the importance of strengthening cooperation in poverty reduction, food security and other non-traditional security fields …

by · Friday, 30 April 2021 · Nepal

Collaborative efforts among LDCs, LLDCs, PIDCs stressed

… Land-locked Developing Countries and Pacific Island Developing Countries in a bid to eliminate multi-dimensional poverty and structural hurdles in …

by · Friday, 30 April 2021 · Nepal

How to stop the poverty pandemic

Researchers from MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) and Innovations for Poverty Action conducted six concurrent randomised …

by · Friday, 23 April 2021 · Nepal

Economic recovery

Measuring purchasing power is an effective way to track economic recovery after the pandemic, estimate the real sizes of economies, and gauge poverty …

by · Tuesday, 20 April 2021 · Nepal

NHRC concerned about situation of children amid fresh surge in coronavirus

Children have been bearing the brunt of poverty disproportionately in Nepal, it added. The number of children living in poverty rose from an estimated …

by · Monday, 19 April 2021 · Nepal

Selena Gomez and J.Lo headline vax concert for poor nations

The anti-poverty organization is announcing the musical event — “VAX Live: The Concert to Reunite the World” — with the goal of enlisting …

by · Tuesday, 13 April 2021 · Nepal

Locusts and climate

Poverty is on the rise. A version of this article appears in the print on April 13, 2021, of The Himalayan Times. #desert locusts #locust infestation.

by · Tuesday, 13 April 2021 · Nepal

Poverty Alleviation Fund was scrapped, but it still exists. What does it do?

The Poverty Alleviation Fund was established in 2003 as elected representatives could not work with local communities and government agencies …

by · Tuesday, 6 April 2021 · Nepal

Lies, damned lies, and statistics

The 15th plan published by the National Planning Commission states that the population living below the absolute poverty line in Nepal has dropped to …

by · Thursday, 25 March 2021 · Nepal

Celebration of International Women’s Day

We cannot eliminate extreme poverty without focusing on women and girls, and the barriers that prevent them from reaching their potential. When …

by · Monday, 8 March 2021 · Nepal