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COVID recovery needs to reach the last mile

It is an unprecedented time, with the outbreak of COVID-19, entire cities and countries are going under the lockdown. Slowly, societies around the world are now trying to move towards normalcy.…  


The Kathmandu Business Hub: Incubating Public and Private Partnerships to Address Youth Unemployment

With the long-term vision of supporting the local government on generating employment and enhancing entrepreneurial ecosystem in Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC), UNDP Accelerator Lab Nepal has…  


Gamifying cycling to create a healthier city

Can we think of turning cycling from a marginal, fringe commuting mode, or a leisurely pursuit for a few, to a cost-effective, clean, healthy mode of transport used by a large population set?  


Household enterprise for post-COVID recovery of livelihoods and jobs

The pandemic has clearly brought into focus two critical factors in the development practice. First, the crisis has demonstrated just how essential “unpaid care” work is at home, in the economy and…  


Candid Reflections of an Experimenter

The Accelerator Lab Nepal was launched on the 1st of August 2019 with an ambition to address the pressing challenges related to unplanned urbanization and youth unemployment. Today, as we turn 1 year…  


Reminiscing as a way of looking forward to 2030

Evoking the past can be a powerful way of putting the future into some kind of context. Lumbini was one of the first things I remember learning about Nepal. My childhood memories are of romantic…  


Accelerator Lab Nepal turns 1! Reflecting our year-long learning journey!

The Accelerator Lab Nepal was launched on the 1st of August 2019 with an ambition to address the pressing challenges related to unplanned urbanization and youth unemployment. Today, as we turn 1 year…  


Agriculture ambulance: Aiding farmers during the crisis

When the COVID-19 lockdown suddenly restricted movement across the country, it was the farmers who suffered the most. Their produce, especially fruits and vegetables, started rotting on the farm. They…  


Staying true to our roots: Leveraging the existing solutions against COVID-19

Accelerator Lab Nepal has always worked on mapping and reinforcing locally sourced solutions while mobilizing dynamic partnership of actors contributing knowledge, resources and experience  


Advancing Access to Justice during COVID 19

This is a time to think differently to introduce measures and means to continue court and legal operations for the needy and vulnerable even during and post COVID.  

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