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Harnessing ICTs for local development: The case of Rural- Urban Partnership Programme in Nepal
Rural - Urban Partnership Programme (RUPP) came into operation from September 7, 1997 with the objective of strengthening good urban govern ance for improving people’s livelihoods and strengthen the local economies by taking advantages of the social and economic development opportunities through strengthening rural -urban linkages. The Programme is urban based and urban led, and hence advocatesan “Urban Based Local Development” approach. RUPP (NEP/96/003) was jointly initiated by HMG/Nepal (National Planning Commission, Ministry of Physical Planning and Works and Ministry of Local Development), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Un ited NationsCentres for Human Settlements (UNCHS now UNHABITAT) in September 1997 in Nepal.(Annex –C). The Phase II under NEX modality started from January 2001.
Publisher: RUPP/UNDP Type / Script:
Progress Report  in  English
Thematic Group:
UNDP, (2003)
02.00.0A - Economic Development And Development Finance
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