At least 21 in Nepal are identified as potentially dangerous, six are considered high risk, including Imja Lake. The Government of Nepal and Nepal Army in partnership with GEF and UNDP have successfully drained the lake and installed an early warning system.
This photo book captures and presents some of the defining moments of UNDP’s programming in Nepal from 2013 to 2017 as a tribute to the dedication of many Nepalis from all over the country in all walks of life who made our interventions impactful
Binjana Gaud, 25, who runs a bike repair workshop in Sunwal in Province 5 of Nepal, is a hope for many who want to increase women's participation in gainful employment.
Youth volunteers mobilized with support from UNDP in Birgunj have proven themselves a great asset to the community by connecting service providers and seekers, exemplified by a recent campaign to help senior citizens better access social security allowances
Highlights from UNDP Nepal’s work in the areas of inclusive economic development, democratic governance, resilience, gender equality and innovation
At a time when many homeowners in Nepal are yet to undertake reconstruction of earthquake-ravaged homes, Awas Nirmaan Saathis are emerging as much-needed catalysts on the path to resilient rebuilding
Distribution of composite vegetable seeds have helped locals of Sakarapur in Saptari return to farming following the 2017 floods and earn supplementary income from sales of surplus produce

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65.9%

of Nepalis (five years & above)are literate

21.6%

of Nepalis fall below the poverty line

40.34%

of Nepal's population is between the ages of 16 to 40

14.18 million

people in Nepal have access to the Internet

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