Sustainable Development has been a global agenda since the last 25 years. The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) based on Millennium Declaration in the year 2000 by the United Nations (UN) has set foundation for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be achieved by 2030.

This report on Nepal‘s food and nutrition security is one of the three main outputs of an analytical and capacity building regional project coordinated by the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. Besides Nepal, the project is also implemented in Bangladesh, Myanmar, Lao PDR, the Philippines and Timor-Leste.

In the Hindu Kush Himalayas, climate change is threatening the livelihoods of those directly dependent on agriculture and the natural resource base. Rural women are disproportionately vulnerable to the impacts of climate change due to their socially constructed roles and responsibilities and relatively poor economic and social positions.

The traditional energy system is the main contributor to greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions and, therefore, to climate change whereas renewable energy (RE) emits no or help to reduce the GHGs emission.

The Government of Denmark joined hands with Government of Nepal in 1999 to support for the renewable energy sector through the Energy Sector Assistance Programme (ESAP) under Alternative Energy Promotion Centre, Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment for the five years with the objective of "improving the living conditions of rural pop

This report summarizes the implementation plans for the main phase of the Economic Impact Assessment of Climate Change in Key Sectors in Nepal study, including the approach and methods proposed.

This review examines the provisions in Nepal’s legal framework related to climate change and the local community’s rights.

This assessment of forest tenure systems in South Asia focuses on current state of tenure...

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Climate change is considered as one of the most serious threats to natural resources, human health, people’s livelihood and sustainable development.

The Master Plan largely focuses to Open Defecation Free (ODF) with universal access to toilet in both the urban and rural context through the total sanitation approach. It has recognized the improved toilet facilities as defined by the Joint Program Monitoring (JMP) Report of UNICEF and WHO.