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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…  


Behavioural Insights and Impact Study on Pocket Park

“The study on “Behavioral Insights and Impact Study on Pocket Park” has been conducted by UNDP Accelerator Lab in Nepal to measure the effectiveness of wheelchair friendly prototype of pocket park…  


Call for nominations: Equator Prize 2021

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…  


Just Another Blog on Innovation…

The power of innovation is determined by the perseverance of the innovator  


Towards a more sustainable and resilient society: COVID-19 should serve as an alarm and herald our transition to a sustainable society that takes climate action into account

COVID-19 has disrupted our lives in ways we could not have imagined. The pandemic blurred political borders and exposed how interconnected the different socio-political systems and global economy are.…  


Taking the lead in a post-COVID world

The coronavirus scourge has led the world to realise that we all are connected and the whole world really is one large family. But at the same time, the pandemic has also introduced social distancing…  


A Smart City is only possible with smart citizens, smart governance, smart economy, and smart infrastructure

Among Nepal’s 753 local government units, Syangja’s Waling Municipality has been at the forefront of championing the digital agenda. The municipality has developed a ‘Smart Waling’ mobile application…  


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…  


Exploring the avenues for plastic waste management

In this document, UNDP Accelerator Lab Nepal assessed the current scenarios to explore and map the priorities of the Urban Municipalities and private sectors on their stake towards managing plastic…  


Going local and sustainable

With the right economic and environmental policies, it is possible to create an economy that thrives, both culturally and economically, co-evolving with nature itself.  

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