The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)’s focus on energy, transportation and other types of infrastructure has the potential to make an important contribution to filling the ‘infrastructure gap’ in BRI partner countries in the Global South.

This paper calculates and compares the minimum cost of a recommended diet across four countries in South Asia.

The recent study conducted by UNDP Accelerator Lab Nepal in 2020 shows that, urban areas altogether generate above 350 tons of plastic waste every day, threatening the natural ecosystem and human health.

This publication comprehensively synthesizes climate characteristics and projections, vulnerability to natural hazards, sectoral climate change impacts, and adaptation priorities in Nepal.

Nepal has been publishing the Nepal Human Development Report since 1998, with the focus shifting considering the needs of the country. The last Nepal Human Development Report in 2014 focused mainly on the human capability approach to development.

This working paper was produced under the European Union Horizon 2020 funded AGRUMIG project and traces the impact of Covid-19 on migration trends in seven project countries – China, Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Morocco, Nepal and Thailand. The context of global migration has changed dramatically due to the coronavirus pandemic.

This report explores how women perceive participation and empowerment vis-a-vis access to water and other agricultural resources in the Tarai/Madhesh of Nepal.

Producers trading in informal agricultural markets in low- and middle-income countries make daily choices concerning their livelihood and marketing strategies. Different contexts present varying degrees of market power and knowledge asymmetries across value chains and trading relations.

In Nepal, as in many developing countries, male outmigration from rural areas is significant and is rapidly transforming the sending communities.

The report reveals macroeconomic stability during the period with about 6.8 percent annual economic growth, reduced income poverty to 16.7 percent. This achievement is following the periodic plans that are focusing on promoting growth, employment, infrastructure, human development and resiliency.

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