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Rural Enterprises and Remittances Project Samriddhi Rural Enterprise and Remittance (RER)/SAMRIDDHI1 is an IFAD-funded project that aims at providing sustainable sources of income to poor households, migrant families and returnees in the Eastern and Central Regions of Nepal, by supporting the creation...
IFAD, (2015)
Nepal Update July 2016 Rural women constitute 43 percent of the total 83 percent population living in the rural areas of Nepal. As in many developing countries, women have played an important and often unrecognized role in the agriculture sector in Nepal that sustains near...
FAO, (2016)
IOE Independent Office of Evaluation 2003-2013: Accountability and Learning for Better Rural Livelihoods (Number 24, May 2013) In 2012, the Independent Office of Evaluation of IFAD undertook the second country programme evaluation (CPE) in Nepal, assessing the IFAD-Nepal partnership over the period 1999-2012. During this period IFAD’s activities focused on: (i) rural poverty...
IFAD, (2013)
Women's Voice Enrich Nepali Public Life Despite a relatively gender balanced birth rate, today for every 100 women, there are only 94 men. This is because of a mass economic migration pattern leaving women to take on more non-traditional gender roles out of necessity. But the hardships are...
UN, (2017)
महिला आवज सुन्नुपर्छ नेपाली राजनीतिमा महिलाले यथोचित स्थान पाउँदै गएका छन। उनिहरु मतदाता र उम्मेदवारका रूपमा दर्ज भएका छन, राजनीतिक पद पार्‍प्तिका लागी अगर्‍सर छन एवम दुरदराजदेखी राजधानीसम्म्का नागरिक कर्तब्य निर्बाह गर्दैछन। यसले समतापूर्ण राज्नितिक स्वरको आधारभुमी ...
UN, (2017)
Micro-Enterprises Development for Poverty Alleviation Volume II (Rural Nepal) The UNDP and the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Nepal, have considered micro-enterprises as the enterprise that have up to five employees, with a value of investments (excluding land and buildings) of up to 1,430 US$ for manufacturing (up...
MEDEP/UNDP, (2013)
Household Food Security in Nepal Within a corporate effort to better understand country-specific food security issues, WFP Nepal, with the technical assistance of the 'Vulnerability Analysis and Mapping' (VAM) branch of WFP headquarters, undertook this comprehensive food security an...
WFP, (2006)
NEPAL COMMUNITYFEEDBACK REPORT Issue: Food Security and Livelihoods Across 14 districts, 81 percent of respondents stated that their family’s daily food needs are being met. This is a signi cant improvement over the last round of the Food Security and Livelihood survey (July 2016), in which only 54 percent of respon...
UN, (2017)
UNITED NATION DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR RURAL LIVELIHOODS (RERL) Nepal has predominantly rural population, with an overwhelming dependence on biomass for fuel. Almost 90% of the energy is used for household purpose.Despite huge hydropower potential, Nepal has one of the world's lowest per capita electricity consum...
UNDP, (2014)
Rural Youth: Evaluation Synthesis This evaluation synthesis was undertaken at a time when the effects of the 2008 financial crisis were having serious repercussions for a generation of young people,who constituted a large proportion of the populations of many developing countries, in...
IFAD, (2014)
Nepal Food Security Bulletin Issue 33, November 2011 This issue covers the period July-September 2011 and focuses on the food security updates of the Mid and the Far Western Hill and Mountain (MFWHM) districts. July – August is an agricultural lean period in Nepal and typically a season of increased fo...
WFP, MOAC, GoN, (2011)
Lessons Learned: Nepal’s Experience Implementing Sustainable Rural Tourism Development Model of Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation Programme (APRIL 2007) #SustainableRuralTourism #ParticipationInTourismDevelopmentActivities #RuralDevelopment #TRPAP The Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation Programme (TRPAP) aims to improve the livelihood of people by harnessing their participation in tourism development activities. TRPAP contributes to poverty alleviation in the country by mainstreaming sustain...
GoN, UNDP, (2007)
Assessment of Rural Poverty: Asia and the Pacific When the poor define their poverty, they talk about a range of dimensions they consider important. Income is only one of these many dimensions. Although the Asia and the Pacific Region has made impressive progress in the last three decades in economi...
IFAD, (2002)
Youth: A Guidance Note Designing Programmes that Improve Young Rural People’s Livelihoods Awareness is growing of the importance of young people to the future of rural communities. In recent years the number of projects targeting young rural people has grown, but more needs to be done. These initiatives can be expanded by developing more ...
IFAD, (2013)
Rural women's leadership programme in grass-roots organizations: a case study in Nepal There is a gap between women’s major contribution to agricultural production, marketing and rural livelihoods, and their limited voice in making decisions that affect them, their livelihoods and their communities. In response, IFAD, with support from...
IFAD, (2018)
Terminal Review Report:Rural Energy Development Programme The Rural Energy Development Program (REDP) is a joint initiative of the Government of Nepal (GoN), United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and the World Bank, currently operational in more than 300 remote rural communities in 25 hilly districts of...
UNDP, (2007)
Final Project Evaluation - The Dhaulagiri Irrigation Development Project - Main Report (May 1996) DIDP started as a typical single-sector project which has grown gradually resulting finally in a multi-sectoral project by adding other irrigation-related components. This way of implementation is much preferable to an integrated approach. Which ofte...
ILO, (1996)
Nepal Labour Force Survey 2008 Nepal Labour Force Survey 2008 (NLFS II) is the second round of a multi topic national labour force survey carried out by Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) from January to December 2008. As a follow up to the first NLFS of 1998/99 (NLFS I), NLFS II ...
GoN, UNDP, ILO, (2009)
Lessons Learned: Nepal's Experience Implementing Sustainable Rural Tourism Development Model The Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation Programme (TRPAP) aims to improve the livelihood of people by harnessing their participation in tourism development activities. TRPAP is active insix districts of Nepal, namely Taplejung (Kangchenjunga), Solu...
UNDP, (2007)
Lessons Learned: Nepal's Experience Implementing Sustainable Rural Tourism Development Model of Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation Programme The Tourism for Rural Poverty Alleviation Programme (TRPAP) aims to improve the livelihood of people by harnessing their participation in tourism development activities. TRPAP is active insix districts of Nepal, namely Taplejung (Kangchenjunga), Solu...
UNDP, (2007)
Renewable Energy for Rural Development Rural energy development program is ending in 31st march 2011 after its 14 years operation. United nations development programs as well as the government of Nepal energy promotion center has agreed to extend partnership in this sector for decentraliz...
UNDP, (2011)
Economic Analysis of Local Government Investment in Rural Roads in Nepal Roads are an important priority for local government bodies in Nepal. This is because, if operational, they will open up a multitude of opportunities to enhance local livelihoods. Historically,rural communities have created local roads and other nece...
UNDP, (2011)
Nepal Leasehold Forestry and Livestock Programme- Joint Review Mission Report The mission objective was to carry out a quick assessment of the programme’s performance in terms of the achievement of objectives and results. It also reviewed any issues in relation to the disbursement of the Supplementary financing IFAD had appro...
IFAD, (2012)
Rapid Assessment Internal Migration From October 10, 2004 to March 11, 2005, WFP conducted a rapid assessment of internal migration in the urban, semi-urban, and rural parts of Bhaktapur, Lalitpur, and Kathmandu districts as well as Kathmandu Metropolitan Area and the headquarters of f...
WFP, (2005)
A Needs and a Capacity Assessment of Fire Preparedness in the Municipalities of Nepal Nepal is vulnerable to a variety of natural hazards, including earthquakes, floods, landslides, fires, thunderstorms, avalanches, and glacier lake outburst floods. The Tarai region suffers from numerous fire outbreaks in the dry and stormy season. Th...
UNDP, (2012)
Report on Blanket Tube Well Testing in Sunsari, Bara, Dhanusha, Rupandehi, Kailali & Kanchanpur Districts Arsenic contamination in ground drinking water in the Terai districts of Nepal has become a major health concern since the discovery of the presence of arsenic in ground water in 1999. The potential health risk due to arsenic contaminated drinking wa...
UNICEF, (2010)
Education under Attack On 12 November 2008 in southern Afghanistan, two motorcyclists rode up to a group of 15 girls and female teachers walking and chatting on their way to Mirwais Nika Girls High School, Kandahar. Some of the girls were wearing full burkhas, others just ...
UNICEF, (2010)
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Cluster Guidance, Nepal (Lessons Learned from Koshi Flood Response) In August 2008, Nepal was hit by flooding in the eastern and western regions, affecting more than 250,000 people, many of who were already vulnerable. Flooding in the east was a result of the broken embankment of the Koshi River, Asia’s largest river...
UNICEF, (2009)
WFP Nepal Country Brief A joint programme was organized by the Government of Nepal, the United Nations Resident Coordinator’s Office, the United Kingdom Department for International Development and WFP on 24 and 25 May 2017 at the humanitarian staging area (HSA). The visi...
WFP, (2017)
After-Action Review of Nepal Earthquake Response: Final Report Crisis Response Unit United Nations Development Programme 24 November 2016 Abhijit Bhattacharjee On 25 April 2015, a devastating earthquake hit Nepal causing severe destruction of lives and property in 14 of the country’s 75 districts. This was followed by another severe earthquake on 12 May which further worsened the humanitarian situation.The ...
UNDP, (2016)
Addressing Rural Youth Migration at its Root Causes: A Conceptual Framework Distress migration is particularly acute among rural youth. Agriculture and rural development are central to the rate of rural out-migration to urban areas. The agricultural sector needs to engage youth in order to increase global food production. In...
FAO, (2016)
Micro-Enterprise Development Report MEDEP has conducted this ‘Impact Assessment’ to measure the impact of MED-PA on targeted beneficiaries, and to consolidate learning and experiences regarding the transfer of knowledge and sustainability of the overall MED-PA. This study has provided ...
UNDP, GoN, (2010)
Micro Enterprise Development Program (Phase III) The goal of the MEDEP is to contribute to the government's effort on poverty reduction in rural areas through the development of micro entrepreneur among those below the poverty line to achieve sustainable livelihood based on the market potential and...
MEDEP/UNDP, (2008)
Rural Urban Partnership Programme With the objectives of reviewing relevant strategies, agreements and TORs according to the present situation, Rural Urban Partnership Programme held a meeting at Programme Monitoring Unit office, Ram Niwas, Sanepa from 10 to 11 October, 2002. #Ru...
RUPP/UNDP, (2002)
Rural Urban Partnership Programme On the basis of the 10 the Five Year Plan to develop trade as one of the pillars of the economy growth, RUPP jointly with High Level Commission for Information Technology ( HLCIT)and Agro Enterprise Center (AEC/FNCCI) initiated “Nepali e-Haat Bazaar”...
RUPP/UNDP, (2005)
Rural Urban Partnership Programme RUPP (Rural Urban Partnership Programme), realising a strong motivation among TLOs to combat against the epidemic of HIV/AIDS, appealed to all its partner municipalities to observe the World AIDS day in December 1st, 2002. #RuralUrbanPartnershipPr...
RUPP/UNDP, (2002)
Rural Urban Partnership Programme Rural-Urban Partnership Programme (RUPP) is premised around the concept of achieving the goals of the urban and rural development by strengthening the rural- urban linkages. Banking heavily on its successful social mobilization initiatives, RUPP addr...
RUPP/UNDP, (2007)
Rural Urban Partnership Programme The inventive march of human efforts in Information & Communication Technology (ICT) in the “modern” and “post – colonial” era have shown new dimensions to the development work, knowledge and information exchange and many other networking facilities....
RUPP/UNDP, (2006)
Rural-Urban Partnership Programme In order to make the Rural Urban Partnership Programme more effective, a team comprising of under-mentioned members were formed to prepare draft decisions of the Eleventh RUNET. The meeting, discussing thoroughly in a point-wise manner on each poin...
RUPP/UNDP, (2005)
A Manual for the Participatory Self-Monitoring and Evaluation of Micro-Entriprise Development Programme Nepal Rural development is a complex terminology due to many unknown factors. The term Rural development is also passing through many trial and error phases. The growth aspects of economic development model have failed to benefit the poor people who live...
UNDP, (2009)
The out-of-school children’s programme in Nepal:An analysis ; Strategies of education and training for disadvantaged groups Nepal has recognized primary education as a basic need of every child in the country and has been making efforts to provide access to school-age children through various programmes and achieve the goal of Education for All (EFA). Despite efforts such...
UNESCO, (2004)
Micro Enterprises Development for Poverty Alleviation -Volume 1 Micro- Enterprise refers to any economic unit engage in the production and distribution of goods and services at household level. It is primarily of self-employed nature, employing him/her in the enterprise and sometimes some family members. The ente...
MEDEP/UNDP, (2010)
Rural Water Supply Nepal Technical Training Manual No. 5 The objective of a water supply system is to collect, on a cant inuring basis, a sufficient quantity of pure water lo satisfy the daily physical needs of all the human consumers in a district and their animals and deliver it to them in the most conve...
UNICEF, (1978)
Achieving The Millennium Development Goals By Enabling The Rural Poor To Overcome Their Poverty At the Millennium Summit in September 2000, world leaders undertook the commitment to halve by 2015 the proportion of people in the world whose income is less than one dollar a day and the proportion of people who suffer from hunger. They also pledge...
IFAD, (2003)