The Kangchenjunga Conservation Area (KCA) in Eastern Nepal is home to one of Nepal’s unique and varied biodiversity, including flagship species such as the snow leopard.

With the landmark elections of 2017 that elected nearly 40,000 officials to local, provincial and federal parliaments, Nepal has begun implementing its new constitution in earnest.

Improved national financial monitoring systems will increase accountability on climate change spending and foster transparency for global efforts to reach the goals outlined through the Paris Agreement and 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, according to a joint study issued today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the L

Changes in climate, associated hazards, local adaptations in agriculture, and socioeconomic factors affecting adaptation were investigated using data from a large survey of 2310 households (HHs) in the Koshi River Basin (KRB), Nepal. More than 80% of HHs had perceived changes in climate in the 10 years preceding the survey, and 20–40% had perceived increases in the occurrence of droughts, dry spells, floods, and livestock diseases.

In Nepal, deeply embedded structural conditions determined by gender, caste or ethnicity, religion, language, and even geography have made access to and benefits from energy resources highly uneven. Women, the poor, and excluded groups experience energy poverty more severely.

This document produced by Nepal's Ministry of Finance is centered on the key measures adopted by the Government of Nepal in integrating climate change and climate finance into national planning and budgeting processes.

This paper reports the seismic vulnerability of vernacular Newari buildings based on the damage observations during four major earthquakes (1934, 1988, 2011 and 2015) that struck Bhaktapur city. Some specific features that contributed to collapse prevention in traditional masonry buildings are also highlighted in this paper. In this paper, we have outlined the insights of each earthquake using forensic interpretations and the recommendations by various researchers after 1934 and 1988 earthquakes are compared in terms of their implementation.

PATNA: Dermatologists on Sunday stressed on the need to create awareness about leprosy and disintegrate it from other public health programmes.

People around the world, especially poor farmers in developing Asian countries, will benefit through the use of nuclear techniques in combatting diseases affecting farm animals and improve water ma

This report provides a data-based analysis of flood risk in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Nepal, with the aim of supporting better decision-making on disaster preparedness and community-led innovations on disasters. The report provdes an overview of flood events and damages in 2017.