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Nepal Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021

This MPI Report 2021 is based on the Nepal Mul- tiple Indicator Cluster Survey Report (NMICS) 2019. The MPI covers a subset of priorities ar- ticulated in the current 15th Plan, Sustainable…  


We are helping 2100 farmers dream big: Dhankuta Mayor and Deputy Mayor

UNDP sat down with the mayor of Dhankuta municipality, Mr. Chintan Tamang and Deputy Mayor Ms. Sakuntala Basnet to discuss how the concept of climate smart village is being materialized, what new…  


Mobile markets safeguard the livelihoods of farmers during lockdown

Over 1,000 farmers are currently selling their vegetables and fruits through mobile market program, as it ensures the farmers get a fair price of their produce while also making sure the consumers get…  


Farmers in Dhankuta adapt to changing climates with innovative technology

Despite the pandemic, Tej Kumar Sijali Magar has been growing vegetables in his small farm in the hills of Dhankuta. Magar’s tunnel house produces both seasonal and non-seasonal organic vegetables, a…  


Joining hands to help the hardest-hit people cope with COVID19 in Nepal

Despite all the challenges, and with the generous support of our longstanding partners, UNDP and the Government of Nepal were still able to join hands to help some of the hardest-hit people cope with…  


Linking skills training with business

UNDP's COVID Response initiatives implemented in partnership with local govts are creating income opportunities for the affected people. She lost her husband four years ago. Father is chronically ill.…  


Not just a foot trail

How local governments & communities are working together to create livelihood opportunities for the people impacted by COVID-19 in Nepal. It is a warm mid-March afternoon. Twenty something locals are…  


Women driving economic transformation of Nepali villages

Sindhuli is one of the most beautiful hill districts in Nepal's Bagmati Province. Over the past few years, the district saw a gradual increase in the number of women entrepreneurs. Most of these were…  


UN Framework: For Responding to the Socio-Economic Impacts of Covid-19 in Nepal

The United Nations has designed this Framework for Responding to the Socio- Economic Impacts of COVID-19 in Nepal. The Framework is anchored in government priorities, as articulated by planning and…  


Nettle, an unwanted weed turns into a green enterprise

Until recently, the farmers of Temal rural municipality, Kavre thought the Stinging Nettle was one of the most unwanted shrubs they would like to see growing in their field. They were unaware the fact…  

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