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From Exploration to Testing: The Feasibility of Non-Recyclable Plastic Waste to End-Uses

In order to deep-dive into our frontier challenges, we have conducted series of collective intelligence sessions, mapped solutions and tested few viable solutions through experimentations. As Acc Lab…  


Aspirations and Inspirations for Sustainable Development: Acc Lab Nepal in the 2nd year!

In order to deep-dive into our frontier challenges, we have conducted series of collective intelligence sessions, mapped solutions and tested few viable solutions through experimentations. As Acc Lab…  


Turning plastic waste into bricks

Unlocking the potential of local innovators, UNDP Accelerator has introduced a new technology to make bricks using non-recyclable plastic waste. The first demonstration toilet made up of these bricks…  


Behavioral Insights on the Need of Breathing Spaces in Concrete Jungles

The pocket park was completed in the first quarter of 2020 and since then, despite its small size, has managed to become an important part of the city’s landscape as it provides a much-needed…  


Addressing multi-hazard risks in urban areas of Nepal

Due to rapid urbanization and growth, several cities in Nepal are vulnerable to multi-hazard risks and their impacts. With support from European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid, United…  


Turning Fear into Confidence

How the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training conducted by UNDP with EU Humanitarian Aid support is instilling confidence among women in Bharatpur to respond to fires effectively.  


Diving Deeper to Understand the Driving Forces for Plastic Waste Management

It is easy to generate waste but very difficult to manage it, and challenging to convince people on opting for alternative solutions. Hence, Accelerator Lab in Nepal has been exploring various…  


Campaign to promote cycling for healthy cities launched

The Government of Nepal Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, United Nations Development Programme, Lalitpur Metropolitan City, Kantipur Media Group and Cycle City Network Nepal jointly…  


Government of Nepal and UNDP launch new project to boost climate-resilient livelihoods

Kathmandu, 29 November 2020 – The Government of Nepal and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Global Environment Facility Least Developed Countries Fund - today launched a new USD42…  


Plastic Waste Management: Why Collaborative Efforts are Necessary?

In order to check the pulse and interest of the local governments (urban municipalities) on plastic waste management, UNDP's Accelerator Lab in Nepal conducting a research to map and visualize the…  

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