Small farmers, even women and those belonging to the Dalit caste and ethnic minorities, are beginning to participate in the management of water users’ associations in parts of Nepal.
Technical skills are becoming increasingly in demand as Nepal transitions from an agrarian to a mixed economy.
The municipality is now more resilient to monsoon flooding thanks to an ADB-supported infrastructure project that will also promote industrial investment and tourism.
Microfinance provides post-disaster relief and support quickly, reduces the cost of recovery financing, reduces aid dependency, and builds long-term resilience.
We look forward to making more progress on implementing the pact for both passenger and freight vehicles to cross swiftly and easily between Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal.
By October 2017, we in Kathmandu will literally feel the snow-fed Melamchi water at our own taps. What a relief that’s going to be.
One year on, how is the country recovering from the colossal destruction of the 2015 earthquake?
Political unrest since late September in Nepal has culminated in the obstruction of trade and transit, which will have a significant impact on post-quake GDP growth.
We hope to restore school enrollment rates, return household incomes to pre-quake levels, and teach village development committees how to cope with disaster risks.
The ADB-supported Skills Development Project in Nepal is conducting training courses for masons to learn how to build houses to make them more resilient to future natural hazards like the 2015 earthquake.