Nepal is passing through a transition following a 10-year conflict. Growth is estimated to increase to almost 5 percent in 2012. The next few years are critical if Nepal is to build on its success, managing its transition while confronting development challenges. Read More »
February 5, 2014 — Micro-hydro plants, built by communities are providing electricity, creating jobs and industry, and meeting the energy needs of rural communities, powering their economic development.Read More »
January 30, 2014 — A World Bank-assisted project is helping improve the quality of government primary and secondary schools in Nepal, especially for kids from the poorest and most marginalized communities.Read More »
January 8, 2014 — The 10th South Asia Economics Students Meet was held in Lahore, Pakistan to share research and discuss the political economy of South Asia and how to improve regional cooperation.
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October 31, 2013 — Economic growth dipped to 3.6% in FY13, with average inflation just under the double-digit mark. Political instability clouded the outlook in FY13 and remains the principal source of vulnerability going forward.Read More »