UNDP Annual Report 2013

17 Feb 2014

Document Summary

UNDP’s partnerships with government and development partners achieved considerable success in 2013. UNDP also started several new initiatives in 2013. We remain committed to supporting efforts to ensure that the benefits of growth reach the poorest and most marginalized people across the country—supporting the Government in its priorities.

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Document Highlights

  • 1,570,197 million were registered by election Commission of Nepal with technical assistance from UNDP.
  • 9,464 micro-entrepreneurs were created. 68 per cent of them were women. A further 11,703 micro-entrepreneurs received support to expand their enterprises.
  • Rs. 93,614,850 (US $937,367) worth of goods was exported by micro-entrepreneurs to countries like India, China, UK, Japan, America and Austria.
  • 5,937 community members received livelihood recovery assistance.
  • 12,783 person-days of short-term employment was created through the building of community infrastructure. 28 per cent of this work was for women.
  • 915 infrastructures, including toilets, culvert and community hand pumps, were built.
  • 11,965 rural households were connected to electricity generated by 37 community-based micro hydropower plants.
  • Over 1,000 improved cook stoves were installed in Lalitpur and Sindhupalchok.
  • 23.06 million liters of ground water was recharged through the construction of 120 structures in Kathmandu valley.
  • Over 770,000 plants (grass, fruit and fodder plants) were planted in over 480 hectares of sloping land in Makawanpur.
  • 68 VDcs (Village Development Committees) received support to become disaster resilient.
  • Over 2000 community volunteers were trained on community disaster risk management.
  • 525 VDC secretaries were trained on mainstreaming poverty and environment into local development plans and budget.
  • 150 lawyers were trained on constitutional issues.
  • 130 journalists received fellowship to report on constitutional issues.
  • Rehabilitation support for 2,234 excombatants formally concluded in 2013.
  • Over 500 government officials were trained on Conflict Sensitivity.

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