Nepal

Are social protection programs a liability?

A study by the World Bank a few years ago had indicated that for every two Nepali who moved out of poverty, one moves into it. In such a dynamic …

by · Sunday, 22 September 2019 · Nepal

‘Over 70% multi-billion rupee anti-poverty training went to party henchmen’

KATHMANDU, Sept 19: A multi-billion rupee micro-enterprise project for eradicating poverty through micro-entrepreneurship and employment …

by · Thursday, 19 September 2019 · Nepal

Cities to step up at UN to push climate fight, sustainable development

Sixteen cities will commit to implementing global goals to end poverty, inequality and other challenges by 2030 during the annual gathering of world …

by · Monday, 16 September 2019 · Nepal

Near Rs 2 billion and 6 yrs later, poverty ID cards still in limbo

In 2012, the then Ministry of Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation initiated a program to identify all poor households in the country and distribute …

by · Saturday, 7 September 2019 · Nepal

How poverty worsens the plastics crisis in the Philippines: Slave to sachets

MANILA: Armed with gloves, rubber boots and a rake, “Mangrove Warrior” Willer Gualva, 68, comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every …

by · Tuesday, 3 September 2019 · Nepal, Philippines

Financial exclusion

Poverty, illiteracy and lack of access to financial services are key barriers to promoting entrepreneurship in Nepal. Kenya has emerged as a leader in …

by · Tuesday, 27 August 2019 · Nepal

Editorial: Progressive Act

The Land Use Bill, prepared by the Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation and passed by the Parliament last week, was …

by · Monday, 26 August 2019 · Nepal

Up to Rs 3 lakh fine for misusing land

The Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation had prepared the draft of the Land Use Bill, which was signed into law by …

by · Saturday, 24 August 2019 · Nepal

Water pollution an ‘invisible threat’ to global goals, economists warn

JOHANNESBURG: Water pollution threatens nearly all the globally agreed development goals to end environmental destruction, poverty and suffering …

by · Tuesday, 20 August 2019 · Nepal

‘New system will help govt find excess land’

The Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation has initiated a number of legal and other measures to manage government …

by · Monday, 12 August 2019 · Nepal