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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…  


A country can do anything it wants to when it is economically prosperous: Krishna Prasad Oli

The government has given due attention to COVID-19 recovery and the results will be seen in the future. Pandemics like this have taken place in the past and have often resulted in new ways of doing…  


Biodiversity conservation and the impacts of nature-based tourism in the Annapurna Conservation Area

A majority of tourists arriving in Nepal visit its 20 protected areas (Pas) -- national park, wildlife reserve, conservation area, and hunting reserve. PAs and their surroundings receive about 60…  


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…  


‘When City Mayors met Digital Ecosystem Players’

Every crisis is an opportunity, the COVID-19 pandemic also provided an opportunity to the governments, development agencies and innovation and digi-tech ecosystem players to make the best out of this…  

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