Nepal

Minister Aryal stresses on women empowerment

KATHMANDU: Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Padma Kumari Aryal, has said that women empowerment …

by · Tuesday, 19 March 2019 · Nepal

Irregularities reign supreme at Nepal agency established to combat poverty | #AsiaNewsNetwork

Kathmandu (Kathmandu Post/ANN) — Poverty Alleviation Fund, a government organisation formed 16 years ago to reduce poverty in the country, …

by · Tuesday, 19 March 2019 · Nepal, Thailand

Land revenue offices across country to go online in a year

Kathmandu, March 17. The Ministry of Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation has announced that it will expand online services to …

by · Monday, 18 March 2019 · Nepal
WEPOWER: Why South Asia needs more women in its energy sector

WEPOWER: Why South Asia needs more women in its energy sector

The World Bank team, WePOWER strategic and institutional partners, and high school female students from Nepal gathered at the closing session of the Women in Power Sector Network in South Asia (WePOWER), Feb 21, 2019. Photo: World Bank
“There is power …

by · Thursday, 14 March 2019 · Nepal

Decryption: Top 10 Most Paid Nepali Government Officials (per month)

But hidden behind that same flag, 25% of its population is living under the poverty line (UNICEF data). According to international standards, …

by · Thursday, 7 March 2019 · Nepal

UK launches global fund to help end ‘period poverty‘ by 2050

LONDON: Britain launched a global “period poverty” fund and taskforce on Monday to help all women and girls access sanitary products by 2050 and …

by · Monday, 4 March 2019 · Nepal

Nepal’s great income divide

Although the reduction in poverty has brought down malnourishment among children by half in the past 15 years, a third of children are still stunted …

by · Friday, 22 February 2019 · Nepal

Some are more equal than others in Nepal

Governments and INGOs use the data to get aid which helps, in a strange way, to create a new category of people called the ‘Lords of Poverty‘.

by · Friday, 22 February 2019 · Nepal

Removing poverty with jobs

A significant proportion of Nepal’s population remains below the poverty line, and they should benefit from this scheme. We should welcome this …

by · Wednesday, 20 February 2019 · Nepal
Joining forces to revive Nepal’s heritage

Joining forces to revive Nepal’s heritage

Photo: The World Bank
Many people traveling to Nepal choose the Himalayas as their primary destination.
After landing in the capital city of Kathmandu, most adrenaline junkies and nature lovers quickly make their way to the mountains to spend days trek…

by · Tuesday, 19 February 2019 · Nepal