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NATIONAL REVIEW OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS  By National Planning Commission, Nepal

Nepal is pursuing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development with strong national commitment as a means for transformative change in the country through its integrated approach and the principle of ‘Leaving no one behind’. The country has made considerable progress in human and social development in the past few decades, inclusiveness in the last decade and economic growth in the last few years. ...Read more >

104 Pages
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RAPID ASSESSMENT OF SOCIO ECONOMIC IMPACT OF COVID-19 IN NEPAL  By Institute for Integrated Development Studies

The uncertain impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Nepal’s social economy will magnify depending on how events unfold on three fronts: frst, its dependence on tourism, trade, and foreign employment – and the consequences that will propagate through the services and industrial landscape second, if or when the spread of the pandemic overwhelms a grossly inadequate health infrastructure and antivirals or vaccine become available and third, Nepal’s heavy geo-economic reliance on India and ...Read more >

92 Pages
7.25 MB
NEPAL—REQUEST FOR DISBURSEMENT UNDER THE RAPID CREDIT FACILITY—PRESS RELEASE STAFF REPORT AND STATEMENT BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR FOR NEPAL  By International Monetary Fund

In the context of the Nepal - Request for Disbursement Under the Rapid Credit Facility, the following documents have been released and are included in this package: • A Press Release including a statement by the Chair of the Executive Board. • The Staff Report prepared by a staff team of the IMF for the Executive Board’s consideration on May 6, 2020, following discussions that ended on April 17, 2020, with the officials of Nepal on economic developments and policies underpinning the ...Read more >

42 Pages
1.24 MB
GEOGRAPHY, POVERTY AND CONFLICT IN NEPAL  

We conduct an empirical analysis of the geographic, economic, and social factors that contributed to the spread of civil war in Nepal over the period 19962006. This within-country analysis complements existing cross-country studies on the same subject. Using a detailed dataset to track civil war casualties across space and over time, several patterns are ...Read more >

15 Pages
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CHINAS EXPANDING FOOTPRINT IN NEPAL : THREATS TO INDIA  

Nepal used to be a safe zone for India. China was least interested in Nepal till 1950s. But strategic design changed once China forcefully occupied Tibet. Nehru tried to strengthen the Indian positioning in Himalayan sphere ...Read more >

13 Pages
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INDIA, NEPAL AND THE MAOIST CONFLICT : A NEPALESE PERSPECTIVE  

Despite numerous similarities, India and Nepal tend to have difficulties in resolving many vital issues common to both of them, including border disputes, trade and transit issues, and matters relating to cooperation in the water ...Read more >

8 Pages
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MAOIST INSURGENCY IN NEPAL : RESPONSE FROM INDIA AND CHINA  

The Maoist insurgency in Nepal (1996-2005) and its devastating effect on the security situation as well as politico-socio and economic life got Nepal into sharper ...Read more >

59 Pages
2.04 MB
NEPAL : POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS AND BILATERAL RELATIONS WITH THE UNITED STATES  

Nepal has undergone a radical political transformation since 2006, when a 10-year armed struggle by Maoist insurgents, which claimed at least 13,000 lives, officially came to an end. The countrys king stepped down in 2006, and two years later Nepal declared itself a republic, electing a Constituent Assembly in 2008 to write a new ...Read more >

20 Pages
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NEPAL-INDIA RELATIONS : OPEN SECRET DIPLOMACY  

The United Maoist- led Government resigned as of May 4, 2009 and its resignation has been accepted. Almost three weeks back, the senior UML leader, Madhav Kumar Nepal, who failed to win peoples trust in two constituencies he challenged in the last Constituent ...Read more >

14 Pages
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NEPALS TERAI : CONSTRUCTING AN ETHNIC CONFLICT  

After the government of Nepal signed a peace agreement with the Communist Party of Nepal- Maoist in 2006 to end a 10 year civil war, local and international observers were surprised to see new fighting erupt in the Terai region of southern ...Read more >

18 Pages
665.93 KB
TRANS-BORDER IDENTITIES  

Migration is as old as human civilisation. Population movements have always played a vital role in the structural transformation of societies and economies. However, unlike in the past when migration involved establishment of new habitations in fertile and virgin lands, migration today is characterised by movement of populations to other countries with people and cultures of their ...Read more >

37 Pages
812.69 KB
CSIS MYANMAR TRIP REPORT  

In August 2012, a group of senior CSIS Asia specialists visited Myanmar to explore the political, economic, and social reforms launched by the new civilian government and develop policy recommendations for the U.S. government. The trip is part of a Myanmar Project launched by CSIS and funded in part by the C.V. Starr ...Read more >

12 Pages
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FINDING DOLLARS, SENSE AND LEGITIMACY IN BURMA  

The military junta in Burma1 is in full control these days. For two decades, the countrys principal opposition group, the National League for Democracy (NLD), has struggled without success to topple the regime, and has now fractured into competing ...Read more >

172 Pages
1.89 MB
NEPAL JOURNALS ONLINE : A BRIEF INTRODUCTION  By Krishna Mani Bhandary

21 Pages
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THE HEART OF OUR DARKNESS  

The killing of 74 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) soldiers on the wee hours of April 6, 2010 at Chintalnar near Dantewara in the Bastar area of Chattisgarh state seems to have finally woken up the Indian establishment to the fact that while they have been obsessing with economic growth and Indias place in the world, the countrys hinterland is witnessing an awakening of another ...Read more >

38 Pages
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