In a bid to address the overarching issues related to the environment, forests and climate change in the new federal structure, the Ministry of Forest and Environment has started drafting and amend

This assessment is part of Green Climate Fund (GCF) Readiness Programme and NAP-Ag Programme. Government of Nepal Ministry of Finance, UNDP and FAO initiated this climate vulnerability and disaster risk assessment of agro- ecological zones and appraising the cost of adaptation solutions to address climate risks.

Residents of Saptari district have been hit by a shortage of water lately. Groundwater level has dropped after pumping increased in the district over the past few years.

Settlements in various hill districts in Province 1 have been reeling under water shortage in the recent years as natural springs and groundwater are drying up rapidly.

This document has been prepared to clarify the roles and responsibilities of local government in the federal context as they have major role in preparation of policy, plans, monitoring & management of renewable energy related projects.

As many as 42,000 people were killed in various disasters in the last 45 years in Nepal.

Today, more than 8.1 million Nepalis live in poverty. Women and girls are more likely to be poor, despite the significant contribution they make to the economy, especially through unpaid care and household work. More than one-third of Nepal’s children under 5 years are stunted, and 10% suffer wasting due to acute malnutrition.

Findings of the Assessment indicate that government policy is limited to meeting targets of women’s participation in programmes and projects rather than addressing the root causes of gender inequalities in agriculture and the wider rural economy.

The evaluation shows that among the six-infrastructure themes that this assessment focused on, roads seem to have the highest amount of impact on the snow leopard habitat. Experts’ ranking ranged from 61% for road to 12.4% for settlement.

The objective of this Strategic Review is to inform the government on how best to achieve SDG2 by 2030 in the context of transformative sustainable development by outlining the food security and nutrition landscape, the policy and programmatic environment, and best practices for a cohesive action plan.

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