In Kathmandu, Nepal, construction workers are particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic fall-out. An individual construction manager is supporting his fellow workers with food and accommodation to make up for insufficient government support. Krishna Bahadur Khadka and Rubina Adhikari report. [more...]
In Nepal, a local network called the “Accountability Lab Nepal” is debunking rumours during the pandemic - a way of working that is important for longer term resilience. Suresh Chandis and Bikin Ghimire report as part of the 'Voices from the Frontline' series. [more...]
In Nepal, coronavirus-related lockdowns have damaged households' food security and ability to access adequate nutrition. Thankfully, rapid adoption of new farming and gardening methods, and systems for agricultural inputs and marketing are helping people to adapt successfully. [more...]
In Kunni Kharka, Nepal, a Dalit community is using collective savings and strengthening community bonds to tackle the COVID-19 crisis. Naresh Kumar Shreshtha reports. This is the fourteenth in the series of stories from Voices from the Frontline initiative by ICCCAD and CDKN. [more...]
This policy brief discusses the major knowledge gaps in gender-responsive budgeting, and gives recommendations for strengthening the implementation of gender-responsive strategies to build a sustainable, climate-resilient society. [more]…
Nepal’s agriculture sector, which accounts for around three quarters of employment and one quarter of country’s Gross Domestic Products (MoAD 2015), is highly affected by current climate variability, uncertainty and [more]…
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The book synthesises the ESPA programme's compelling evidence on ecosystems and wellbeing. It addresses the evolving framings and contexts of ecosystem services for poverty alleviation, reviews the impacts of ongoing drivers of change and presents new ways to achieve sustainable wellbeing, equity, diversity, and resilience.
Dr Parvin Sultana (CCMCC project leader) and Paul Thompson discuss the approach taken with communities in Bangladesh and Nepal in finding pathways to cooperate over the management of natural resources.