The State of Gender Equality and Climate Change is a series of reports covering countries across the Asia-Pacific (Vietnam and Cambodia), and Nepal.

This paper identifies a number of barriers to localization of National Climate Change Policy (NCCP) and second Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC). Nepal is one of the countries that are most vulnerable to climate change.

The analysis set out in this document covers the project country Nepal. It offers an assessment of the current state of climate, energy and development policies and trends and places this in the context of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), which are required under the Paris Agreement.

The roadmap has found that Nepal has made significant progress in increasing access to electricity in recent years. Based on this progress, it is estimated that Nepal will achieve universal access to electricity by 2024,3 earlier than the timeline mentioned in the Sustainable Development Goals Status and Roadmap 2016-2030.

This policy brief presents a variety of options for mainstreaming climate finance into the planning and budgeting process of Nepal. The publication identifies climate policy provisions, planning and budgeting, needs estimations, expenditure tracking as well as gender and poverty in a climate context.

This policy brief presents a variety of options for mainstreaming climate finance into the planning and budgeting process of Nepal. The publication identifies climate policy provisions, planning and budgeting, needs estimations, expenditure tracking as well as gender and poverty in a climate context.

The gender of the household head, economic status, land ownership, and education significantly influence food security for rural households in Nepal. Gender studies on food security have often focused on the differences between male-headed households (MHHs) and female-headed households (FHHs).

The Multidimensional Poverty Index examines poverty from more than an income perspective – it includes nutrition, child mortality, tears of schooling, housing, and assets. It is an academically validated, transparent and trusted measure of poverty and is globally comparable.

This policy brief sets out the key findings of the rapid assessment and recommendations for stakeholders to collectively address the impact of the second surge of COVID-19 across multiple sectors on the most affected population.

Enhancing accountability has become an important objective of the governance reforms over the past two decades. This has resulted in the promotion of social accountability tools, which aim to enhance citizens’ voices, reduce corruption and improve service delivery in the development sector.

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