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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…  

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…  

From farm to market: Backing farmers during the pandemic

In an effort to address this problem, UNDP, as part of its larger COVID-19 response, has been helping small farmers to connect to the supply chain of fruits and vegetables and improve their…  

Progress against the multiple dimensions of poverty was made before the pandemic-but now it is at risk

he United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) remains the most transparent UN agency and ranks as the third most transparent development organization in the world, according to a leading global index…  

Agriculture ambulance connecting farmers to consumers

Farmers elated over operation of 'Agriculture Ambulance' in Rupandehi.  

Sustaining livelihoods through cooperatives during COVID-19

While the nationwide lockdown may have helped curb the spread of the coronavirus in Nepal, it spelled trouble for farmers across the country.  

Road to Recovery

A road improvement project in Melamchi is one of several short-term employment opportunities initiated by UNDP to help vulnerable communities  

UNDP initiates livelihoods recovery programme for the most vulnerable

The UN Development Programme has initiated a livelihoods recovery programme to help the most vulnerable people cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.  

In Nepal, radio serves as a lifeline during the COVID-19 pandemic

At a time when people did not have access to the relevant authorities due to the restricted mobility, the radio program "Jeevan Rakshya" served as an effective communication means to put forth their…  

Three in five employees lost their jobs due to COVID-19 in Nepal

A latest study - “Rapid Assessment of the Social and Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on the vulnerable groups in Nepal” – commissioned by the UN Development Programme in Nepal and conducted by the…  

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