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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…  


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…  


Municipal waste management project to promote cleaner cities, and create 1500 jobs

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and five selected municipalities across the country have launched a joint initiative to improve the municipal waste management system. The venture will…  


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…  


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…  


UNDP and Ncell partner for sustainable development in Nepal

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Ncell Axiata Limited entered into a partnership to promote sustainable development solutions, including through promotion of cycling for healthy…  


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…  


Post-COVID Tourism Recovery: Can nature-based tourism power Nepal’s green recovery

Although it is very early to predict the direction of tourism in post-COVID era, health and hygiene protocol and safety would be the prime concern of the visitors. Several tourism experts and…  


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…  

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