Research & Publications

  • Disaster, Disability and Difference  May 19, 2016Disaster, Disability and DifferenceDisaster, Disability and Difference : A Study of the Challenges Faced by Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in Post-Earthquake Nepal. This research-based report seeks to empirically assess the contemporary landscape of disability in Nepal, with a focus on the unique challenges faced by persons with disabilities (PwDs) in the wake of the earthquakes that devastated Nepal in April and May of 2015.

  • Post Disaster Recovery Framework (PDRF)May 12, 2016Post Disaster Recovery Framework (PDRF)The National Reconstruction Authority (NRA) published this Post-Disaster Recovery Framework (PDRF) in consultation with key stakeholders, to provide a systematic, structured and prioritized framework for implementing recovery and reconstruction. Prepared with technical and financial support from including UNDP and the World Bank, the PDRF is a common framework meant to serve all of government, as well as national and international partners and other recovery stakeholders, including the affected population.

  • Apr 25, 2016Shaping the Future: How Changing Demographics Can Power Human Development

  • Training Manual-Empowering Women Affected by HIV to Protect their Rights at Health Care SettingsApr 8, 2016Training Manual-Empowering Women Affected by HIV to Protect their Rights at Health Care Settings

  • UNDP Nepal Annual Report 2015Mar 30, 2016UNDP Nepal Annual Report 20152015 was an eventful year for Nepal. In April a massive earthquake struck followed by a powerful aftershock in May killing 8,850 people, injuring 22,000 people, and destroying 800,000 buildings. Basic service delivery was hampered particularly in the 14 hardest-hit districts, an estimated 700,000 people have been pushed below the poverty line, and GDP growth sunk to 3 percent against earlier projections of 6 percent. According to the Post-Disaster Needs Assessment, damages and losses rose to US$7 billion and reconstruction costs are estimated at US$6.7 billion.

  • SDGs Brochures in Nepali and EnglishMar 30, 2016SDGs Brochures in Nepali and English

  • Sustainable Development Goals National Report - NepalFeb 28, 2016Sustainable Development Goals National Report - Nepal

  • Earthquake Recovery ResultsDec 29, 2015Earthquake Recovery Results

  • Development Advocate Nepal October 2015 - March 2016Oct 11, 2015Development Advocate Nepal October 2015 - March 2016The fourth edition (October 2015 - March 2016) of UNDP Nepal's publication, "Development Advocate Nepal" with the theme "Towards a Resilient Nepal". Resilience may be thought of as ‘the ability of a system to absorb shock and maintain its structure and functions with a minimum loss and resume pre-event functionality in a relatively short time.’

  • Development Advocate Nepal December 2014 - June 2015Mar 31, 2015Development Advocate Nepal December 2014 - June 2015Today social protection has a central place in development agenda. It is no longer seen just as protection for the poor but also as a way to promote growth by transforming the poor into a productive force to boost national economies. Nepal adopted this idea earlier than many other countries in the region.