Research & Publications

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Turning Tradition To New Ends : Improving Water Mills In Nepal

This case study documents the experience of the Improved Water Mill programme in Nepal. The Improved Water Mill (IWM) programme promotes a simple and versatile technology that uses water resources to produce 3-4 kW of mechanical and electrical power. IWM improves upon the traditional water mill by more

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UNDP Annual Report 2005

The delivery of developing assistance in Nepal remained challenging during 2005. The Royal takeover of the Government in February heightened political tensions, while violent cashes between the Government and the CPN (Maoist) continued The United Nations Secretary- General Kofi Annan made several more

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UNDP Annual Report 2006

2006 was a year of major transition for the UNDP Programme due to the changed political context. UNDP focused its efforts on reorienting its programme to meet current needs and strengthened its operational capacity to assist with post-conflict recovery and peace building initiatives. more

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UNDP Annual Report 2007

In 2007, UNDP supported national projects in all 75 districts of Nepal in partnership and collaboration with the Government, various bilateral and multilateral agencies, civil society, academia and the communities at the grassroots, including the poorest of the poor, women and other excluded more

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UNDP Annual Report 2008

UNDP Nepal’s over-riding priorities in 2008 were to help consolidate peace after the end of the 1996–2006 armed conflict and to continue working for Nepal’s long term development by contributing to reducing poverty and helping the country achieve the Millennium Development Goals. As an operational more

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UNDP Annual Report 2009

UNDP Nepal Annual Report documents some of the contributions made by UNDP towards building a sustainable peace and achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the past year. 2009 saw a substantial increase in UNDP’s activities with a 39% increase in expenditure from the previous year. Most more

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UNDP Annual Report 2011

In 2011, UNDP made major contributions to build national capacities, improve national policies and strengthen governance directly benefitting needy communities across Nepal. UNDP has demonstrated successful results through its projects and programmes, such as our energy and micro-enterprise more

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UNDP Annual Report 2012

UNDP in Nepal continues to push for more equal and inclusive society, while supporting national institutions to uphold rule of law, offer better service delivery and provide improved livelihood opportunities for all citizens of Nepal. To read the report, click on the image below, or download the more

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UNDP Annual Report 2013

UNDP’s partnerships with government and development partners achieved considerable success in 2013. UNDP also started several new initiatives in 2013. We remain committed to supporting efforts to ensure that the benefits of growth reach the poorest and most marginalized people across the more

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UNDP Corporate (Global) Annual Report 2011/2012

UNDP has a presence on the ground in over 170 countries and territories and decades of concrete development experience in countries ranging from fragile States to middle-income countries like Brazil and Indonesia. This, combined with our four focus areas — poverty reduction and achievement of the more