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  • Parched no more May 24, 2017

    Zero-energy hydrams installed by the Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programme and the Center for Rural Technology Nepal have enabled irrigation for the benefit of vegetable farmers in rural Kavre

  • Yeti Airlines and UN partner for advancing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Nepal May 22, 2017

    Yeti Airlines Domestic Pvt. Ltd. and the United Nations in Nepal have entered into a new partnership for the promotion and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals in Nepal

  • Pedalling forward May 22, 2017

    Learning a new skill through a training offered by UNDP and the Nepal Government’s NCCSP has meant the difference between desperation and hope for Dang’s Kallu Sahi Miya

  • When water comes home May 16, 2017

    The extension of drinking water pipelines to households in a village in Dang by UNDP and the Government of Nepal’s NCCSP has served to allay a long-running shortage of water in the area, as well as soothing tensions amid locals and easing life in general

  • E-governance initiative for resilient construction in Kathmandu Valley May 2, 2017

    Three municipalities in the Valley have made an official shift in favor of improved governance in building practices and compliance with the National Building Code with the adoption of the Electronic Building Permit System, initiated by UNDP

  • The story of a return May 1, 2017

    Manjari was able to reclaim her old life and her dignity thanks to a joint intervention on the part of the National Human Rights Commission and UNDP to promote and protect the rights of people with mental disability

  • A future in sight: UNDP helps a visually-impaired man come home Apr 25, 2017

    UNDP’s Comprehensive Disaster Risk Management Programme was able to help visually-challenged Khil Bahadur from Sindhupalchowk acquire both his identity papers and a roof over his head after the earthquake through the Resilient Communities Through Building Back Better project funded by the Humanitarian Aid department of the European Commission

  • UNDP-piloted EQ-safe housing technologies included in Government catalogue Apr 5, 2017

    Two technologies for EQ safe housing piloted by UNDP have been approved by the Government of Nepal and included in the “Catalogue for Reconstruction of Earthquake Resistant Houses Volume II"

  • Nominations open for 2017 N-Peace Awards Apr 3, 2017

    The N-Peace Awards are calling for candidates to be nominated for the latest iteration of the prize

  • Regional meet on Sustainable Energy for LDCs held in Kathmandu Mar 23, 2017

    The regional meeting on sustainable energy was aimed at building national leadership in the energy sector, creating stronger multi-stakeholder partnerships to improve access to finance, and reaching out to the poorest and supporting bottom-up approaches