China celebrates official end of extreme poverty, lauds Xi

The ruling Communist Party is celebrating the official end of extreme poverty in China with a propaganda campaign that praises President Xi Jinping’s …

by · Thursday, 25 February 2021 · China, Nepal

Cooperative for development

Ministry of Cooperative and Poverty Alleviation was formed in 2012. Today, cooperatives are accepted as inevitable part of economy. According to the …

by · Sunday, 21 February 2021 · Nepal

Vaccines for refugees

Up to 115 million likely fell into extreme poverty in 2020, the World Bank estimates. Most live in lowand middle-income countries, especially in fragile …

by · Wednesday, 17 February 2021 · Nepal

Here are the ‘major achievements’ of KP Oli-led govt in three years (with full document)

More than 900,000 people have been taken out of absolute poverty. If there weren’t COVID-19, this number would cross 1.5 million. He said the UN …

by · Monday, 15 February 2021 · Nepal

BLOG SURF: Supporting the poor

A year ago, before the COVID-19 pandemic A struck, I was optimistic about the trends in global poverty: extreme poverty rates had been steadily …

by · Thursday, 28 January 2021 · Nepal

Poverty and lack of awareness and access forcing many to resort to unsafe abortion

Sometimes even conjugal life. Poverty and not having a medical facility nearby adds complications to the plans of aborting and women and girls resort to …

by · Sunday, 24 January 2021 · Nepal

COVID-19 Pushes 1.2 Million People into Poverty in Nepal

The pandemic has increased poverty in the country by four percent in the last FY 2019/20. Business. Government. News.

by · Wednesday, 20 January 2021 · Nepal

The eternal promise of the Arab Spring

… The Arab Spring that erupted a decade ago was a quest for human dignity whose protagonists sought to overcome decades of repression, poverty, …

by · Tuesday, 19 January 2021 · Nepal

Why Nepal must legalise cannabis

We believe this is one of the ways to alleviate rural poverty. It also comes at a time when there is a push internationally to legalise not just medicinal …

by · Wednesday, 13 January 2021 · Nepal


With a huge chunk of the population merely above the poverty line before the pandemic will now be pushed down below the poverty line, undoing …

by · Friday, 8 January 2021 · Nepal