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In Nepal, multiple sectors, economic growth slammed by pandemic and lockdown, study finds

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting lockdown to contain it have hit Nepal’s tourism, entertainment, and transport sectors hard, slamming projected economic growth and pushing three in every five…  


Fast-Tracking the SDGs: Driving Asia-Pacific Transformations

This report explores six transformative entry points that can help the region achieve the SDGs, including in the context of efforts to respond to the pandemic. It highlights strategies deployed in…  


A family's struggle for a safe and dignified life

On the anniversary of the 2015 Nepal earthquake, a family celebrates their new home.  


Youth Entrepreneurs Engaging in the Digital Economy: The Next Generation

This report offers an up-to-date regional picture of trends related to youth entrepreneurship and financial inclusion based on results from Findex and Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) survey…  


Reviving the pocket parks of Nepal

UNDP's Accelerator Lab cleans up abandoned spaces.  


Next Generation Women, Peace and Security

These case studies chronicle how women and gender activists from N-Peace are using social innovation to respond to ongoing conflict and peacebuilding contexts, whilst rising to address emerging…  


Mapping the essentials for a dignified life

Looking at poverty from every angle.  


Disaster recovery for the disabled

How UNDP helped a visually-impaired man to recover from Nepal's 2015 earthquake.  


Climate change in Asia and the Pacific. What's at stake?

Many Asia-Pacific nations are coping with climate change while at the same time trying to raise living standards.  


Fiscal Transfers in Asia: Challenges and opportunities for financing sustainable development at the local level

This report summarizes experiences in fiscal transfers in Asia and makes key recommendations to help improve resourcing, design and administration of various fiscal transfer instruments for making…  

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