Nepal

Trump wants to charge asylum-seekers to apply

… respond to questions about how much applicants might be forced to pay, and it is unclear how many families fleeing poverty would be able to afford …

by · Tuesday, 30 April 2019 · Nepal

15th five-year plan to help reduce absolute poverty

Kathmandu, April 28. Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has said that the 15th five-year plan will significantly reduce absolute poverty and the government …

by · Monday, 29 April 2019 · Nepal

Government preparing to establish powerful body to look after public land capture issues’

KATHMANDU: Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Padma Aryal, has said preparations are underway to form a …

by · Saturday, 27 April 2019 · Nepal

EDITORIAL: Riverbed farming

Thousands of people can be lifted out of poverty within a couple of years, even without distributing land to the poor and landless families, displaced by …

by · Wednesday, 17 April 2019 · Nepal

Food scarcity leads to malnutrition in Bajura

BAJURA: Scarcity of food and poverty are seen as leading contributors of malnutrition in children and women in Bajura district. Children are deprived …

by · Friday, 12 April 2019 · Nepal
What’s behind South Asia’s low exports?

What’s behind South Asia’s low exports?

South Asian countries’ exports are only one-third of what they should be, had they mirrored the experience of economies with similar characteristics. Without further integration into global markets, South Asia will not sustain its growth. Photo: Shutte…

by · Sunday, 7 April 2019 · Nepal
Visualizing Nepal’s health progress

Visualizing Nepal’s health progress

Photo: World Bank
Over the last few decades, Nepal has considerably improved the health and wellbeing of its people.
As we mark World Health Day today, here’s an overview of how much health progress Nepal has made in its efforts to meet the Sustainable…

by · Sunday, 7 April 2019 · Nepal

2030 Agenda: Goals affordable for Asia, Pacific

Basic needs, such as the freedom for all from hunger, poverty, ill-health and gender-based discrimination, and equal opportunity for all to realise life’s …

by · Thursday, 4 April 2019 · Nepal

EDITORIAL: Poor preparedness

The children of the displaced families are deprived of a basic education and healthcare, putting them into a vicious circle of poverty. If history is …

by · Wednesday, 3 April 2019 · Nepal

Govt aims to reduce poverty by one-third in three years

Around 21 per cent population of the country is below the poverty line and the target is to reduce this to 13 per cent by 2022. A draft policy prepared by …

by · Sunday, 31 March 2019 · Nepal