The catastrophic April earthquake has added a new challenge to Nepal’s short-to-medium term economic and development prospects, currently threatened by political tension over the new constitution.
To tackle gender biases and imbalances, Nepal is working on a new constitution which aims to give more political opportunities for women, and recognize the important role of women in the transition from fragile state to developing economy.
We helped women in Nepal stop being seen as mere water fetchers, and empowered them to become true leaders within their communities.
The total pledged amount exceeds the public sector recovery needs in the medium term, but a much higher sum will be required the long term to build back better with earthquake-resilient public infrastructure.
Two months after the catastrophic 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal on 25 April, the government and development partners including ADB are now publishing the definitive report on the tremor’s impact.
How is Nepal getting its education back on track after the deadly earthquake? The government has decided the best way forward is to deploy 15,000 transitional learning centers to re-start the education process immediately.
Inflation is expected to rise significantly after the recent earthquake in Nepal, which will also have an impact on the country’s external sector balance and fiscal balance. Check out our updated analysis.
What effects will the recent earthquake in Nepal have over the agriculture, industry, and services sectors? Here’s an update on our initial economic assessment from three weeks ago.
Immediately after the devastating 25 April earthquake in Nepal, ADB made an initial assessment of how the catastrophe would affect the country’s economic growth. Here’s an update on the background, needs, and priorities following last week’s strong aftershock.
Seven days after the earthquake in Nepal, it’s a race against time to provide food, shelter, and water to those affected. An ADB staff member in Kathmandu describes how they are still coming to grips with the devastation, and they take it one day at a time.