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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This report for Nepal - Resilience
amidst conflict, focuses on determinants of growth and
income poverty, achievements and challenges in improving
human capital (education,... Show More + health, and child nutrition) and
on understanding inequality and exclusion. It uses data from
the two rounds of the nationally representative Nepal Living
Standards Survey carried out in 1995-96 and 2003-04. The
surveys were conducted by the Central Bureau of Statistics
(CBS) with technical assistance from the World Bank using
the Living Standards Measurement Study (LSMS) methodology.
Data from the 1991 and 2001 population censuses and the 1996
and 2001 Nepal Demographic and Health Surveys were used to
supplement the analysis. Show Less -