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.
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As of March 2014, the World Bank has 20 active projects with a net commitment of about $1.506 billion. This includes 17 active IDA projects with a net commitment of about $1.375 billion and three active Trust Fund projects of $5 million and above, with a net commitment of $87.5 million. The portfolio is concentrated in education, livelihoods and safety nets, energy, roads, health, agriculture and irrigation, water, and state-building and country systems.