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Education and Civil Conflict in Nepal - Christine Valente Between 1996 and 2006, Nepal experienced violent civil conflict as a consequence of a Maoist insurgency, which many argue also brought about an increase in female empowerment. This paper exploits variations in exposure to conflict by birth cohort, su...
WB, (2013)
Nepal And Its Relations With The World Bank - A Briefing Note For The New World Bank Country Director For Nepal Until about 1997, the relationship between Nepal and the World Bank was very 'traditional.'Lending seemed to be the central concern on both sides. This relationship changed significantly with the 1998 CAS, which placed poor governance at the center o...
World Bank, (2007)
Nepal And Its Relations With The World Bank - A Briefing Note For The New World Bank Country Director For Nepal Until about 1997, the relationship between Nepal and the World Bank was very 'traditional.'Lending seemed to be the central concern on both sides. This relationship changed significantly with the 1998 CAS, which placed poor governance at the center o...
World Bank, (2007)
Climate Change in the Himalayas: Current State of Knowledge This paper reviews the literature on the potential biophysical and economic impacts of climate change in the Himalayas. Existing observations indicate that the temperature is rising at a higher rate in Nepal and Chinese regions of the Himalayas compa...
WB, (2013)
DOING BUSINESS-2019: Training for Reform The project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies and selected cities at the sub national and regional level. Doing Business The project, launched in 2002, looks at domestic small and medium-si...
World Bank, (2019)
NEPAL DEVELOPMENT UPDATE.Investing in People to Close the Human Capital Gap The Nepal Development Update is produced twice yearly with two main aims: to report on key economic developments over the preceding months, placing them in a longer term and global perspective; and to examine (in the Special Focus section) topics of ...
World Bank, (2019)
Nepal Earthquake 2015-Post Disaster Needs Assessment Vol.A: Key Findings This Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) is the outcome of an exhaustive participatory exercise led by the National Planning Commission (NPC) with generous assistance of national experts and institutions, neighbouring countries and development part...
GON /UN/ ADB/ EU/JICA, (2015)
Inclusive performance audits in Nepal The Government of Nepal (GoN) has emphasized the importance of engaging citizens and civil society organizations (CSOs) at both the policy and local levels for the success of public financial management reform under the new federal administration sys...
World Bank, (2019)
Unfortunate Moms and Unfortunate Children-Impact of the Nepali Civil War on Women’s Stature and Inter-generational Health This paper analyzes the long-term health impacts of Nepal’s 1996–2006 civil conflict. It exploits the heterogeneity in conflict intensity across villages and birth cohorts to document long-term health and intergenerational impacts. The analysis finds...
World Bank Group, (2019)
Educator Knowledge of Early Childhood DevelopmentEvidence from Eastern Nepal Early childhood is a crucial period for the cognitive, social, emotional, physical, and language development of children. Of the 200 million children who do not reach their developmental potential worldwide, 66 percent live in South Asia. This paper ...
WB, (2020)
GENDER EQUALITY AND SOCIAL INCLUSION FOR FOOD-AND NUTRITION- SECURITY IN NEPAL RESEARCH REPORT The World Bank (WB) continues to support the Government of Nepal’s (GON) thrust to improve the food and nutrition security of its people. It already has several major investments in agriculture and nutrition development programs, including Sunaula Ha...
WORLD BANK, (2014)
Glacial Lakes and Glacial Lake Outburst Floods in Nepal This assessment of glacial lakes and glacial lake outburst flood (GLOF) risk in Nepal was conducted with the aim of developing recommendations for adaptation to, and mitigation of, GLOF hazards (potentially dangerous glacial lakes) in Nepal, and cont...
WORLD BANK, ICIMOD, GFDRR, (2011)
Nutrition in Nepal A National Development Priority THE WORLD BANK Nepal has a very high rate of child malnutrition: half (49%) of children under five are stunted and one third (39%) are underweight. Maternal undernutrition is also a significant problem in Nepal: One in four (24%) women of reproductive age has chro...
WORLD BANK, (2006)
Characteristics and determinants of child nutritional status in Nepal' This report includes characteristics and determinants of child malnutrition in the districts of Bara and Rautahat of the Terai region of Nepal. The sample studied consists of 510 rural children ranging in age from 3 to 10 yr. The Nepali children were...
WORLD BANK, (1984)
MEASURING INEQUALITY OF ACCESS MODELING PHYSICAL REMOTENESS IN NEPAL Simple linear distances between origin and destination poorly describe travel in Nepal, where rugged terrain,underdeveloped transportation infrastructure, and diverse vegetation heavily influence favorable travel routes. In this context, expected tra...
World Bank, (2019)
Nepal Fiduciary Systems Assessment - Addendum The integrated Fiduciary Systems Assessment (FSA) of the Nepal SSDP was carried out by the World Bank, as part of AF Program preparation, based on the requirements of the World Bank policy and procedures for the PforR AF. Based on the analysis of ava...
World Bank, (2019)
STIMULATING SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT THROUGH TOURISM CONCESSIONS This document is the culmination of work commissioned by the World Bank which set out to improve the understanding of the how local communities and the environment can benefit fromsustainable tourism development in protected areas and the concessions...
World Bank, (2019)