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Nepal - Energy Infrastructure Sector Assessment (English)

The purpose of this report is to identify how to maximize finance available to Nepal in the electricity sector. This report identifies financing needs and constraints for the energy sector in the short to medium term and outlines a road map for overcoming these constraints and seizing opportunities to gradually achieve a sectoral transformation. ... See More +

Working Paper 135684 MAR 01, 2019

Singh,Bipulendu Narayan; Shah,Lopa; Wang,Xiaoping - GEE06; Ma,Yuge Disclosed

Survey of the Nepal Private Equity and Venture Capital Environment (English)

This paper discusses the landscape for private equity and venture capital financing in Nepal. It provides an overview of the nascent private equity and venture capital market in the country, describing key players, including funds, fund managers, investors, and public sector entities. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8672 DEC 12, 2018

Divakaran,Shanthi; Lorenzato,Gianni; Upreti,Anup Raj; Dahal,Pratikshya Disclosed

Forest Carbon Supply in Nepal : Evidence from a Choice Experiment (English)

This paper uses a choice experiment conducted in Nepal during 2013 to estimate household-level willingness to participate in a village-level program under the Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation initiative requiring reductions in fuelwood collection, as a function of the price paid per unit of avoided carbon dioxide emissions. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8648 NOV 19, 2018

Dissanayake,Sahan; Bluffstone,Randall A.; Somanathan,E.; Luintel,Harisharan; Paudel,N. S.; Toman,Michael A. Disclosed

Nepal Development Update : Maximizing Finance for Development (English)

In FY2018, growth in Nepal remained strong at 6.3 percent despite less favorable monsoons and the easing of growth from the rebound following the 2015 earthquake. ... See More +

Working Paper 131454 NOV 01, 2018

Disclosed

Creating Markets in Nepal : Country Private Sector Diagnostic : Creating Markets in Nepal (English)

The purpose of this Country Private Sector Diagnostic (CPSD) is to assess opportunities and constraints holding back private sector growth. It conducts a diagnostic of the main cross-cutting constraints to private sector competitiveness and growth through data analysis, synthesis of existing research and stakeholder consultations. ... See More +

Working Paper 132261 NOV 01, 2018

Treichel,Volker; Narain,Ashish; Sharma,Siddharth; Roberts,Bradford L.; De Meneval,Philippe; Adhikary,Deepak P.; Palmade,Vincent; Schalken,Wouter; Jha,Sanjay Kumar; Panta,Rajan Krishna; Manghnani,Ruchita; Goel,Ritika; Juanco Corral,Natalia Disclosed

Strengthening Links between Social Protection and Disaster Risk Management for Adaptive Social Protection in Nepal (English)

A key challenge in Nepal is the intersection of predictable chronic or seasonal poverty andvulnerability, with rapid-onset and acute shocks. Nepal in the last few decades has epitomized the'perfect storm' in which a number of different factors—disasters, conflict, political uncertainty, and challenges to economic growth—coincide with deleterious effects on people's well-being anddevelopment progress. ... See More +

Working Paper AUS0000471 NOV 01, 2018

Slater, Rachel; Ghimire, Anita; Baur, Dani Disclosed

Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Nepal (English)

Sixteenth in a series of annual reports comparing business regulation in 190 economies, Doing Business 2019 covers 11 areas of business regulation. ... See More +

Working Paper 131779 OCT 31, 2018

Disclosed

Building a Bridge to Citizens in Nepal Through Stakeholder Engagement (English)

The World Bank Group’s goals are eliminating extreme poverty by 2030 and boosting shared prosperity in a sustainable manner. To realize these goals in Nepal, the author need to know from its people what activities are going to have the highest impact. ... See More +

Brief 130799 OCT 01, 2018

Hill,Ruth Disclosed

Adaptive Social Protection for Effective Disaster Risk Management (English)

Poverty and vulnerability to shocks are widespread in Nepal. Nepal is highly vulnerable to substantial natural hazards, including earthquakes, floods, drought, and landslides. ... See More +

Brief 130707 OCT 01, 2018

Disclosed

Nepal - Country partnership framework for the period FY19-FY23 : What is a Country Partnership Framework? (English)

A Country Partnership Framework (CPF) guides the World Bank Group’s engagement in a country and is updated every four to five years, depending on the country. ... See More +

Working Paper 129253 AUG 01, 2018

Disclosed

Measuring districts' monthly economic activity from outer space (English)

Evening-hour luminosity observed using satellites is a good proxy for economic activity. The strengths of measuring economic activity using nightlight measurements include that the data capture informal activity, are available in near real-time, are cheap to obtain, and can be used to conduct very spatially granular analysis. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8523 JUL 12, 2018

Beyer,Robert Carl Michael; Chhabra,Esha; Galdo,Virgilio; Rama,Martin G. Disclosed

Youth employment in Nepal (English)

Promoting the smooth integration of workers into the labor market and ensuring their early success has increasingly emerged as an important economic and social development goal around the globe. ... See More +

Publication 127629 JUN 27, 2018

Raju,Dhushyanth; Rajbhandary,Jasmine Disclosed

Institutional structure and non-government partnership for nutrition programs (English)

A multi sector effort is essential to improve the nutritional status of children and women. For effective and efficient implementation of multi sector interventions, each sector should be well positioned to deliver the required services. ... See More +

Policy Note 127688 JUN 25, 2018

Bhattarai,Manav; Al-Omair,Abeyah A.; Bashyal,Chhitij Disclosed

How much has Nepal lost in the last decade due to load shedding? an economic assessment using a CGE model (English)

Nepal suffered with severe shortage of electricity supply or load shedding in the last decade. Electricity load shedding is considered one of the major barriers to the country's economic development. ... See More +

Policy Research Working Paper WPS8468 JUN 07, 2018

Timilsina,Govinda R.; Sapkota,Prakash Raj; Steinbuks,Jevgenijs Disclosed

Youth employment in Nepal (English)

Promoting the smooth labor market integration and early labor market success of workers has increasingly become an important economic and social development aim globally. ... See More +

Brief 127552 JUN 01, 2018

Raju,Dhushyanth; Rajbhandary,Jasmine Disclosed

Output-based aid for municipal solid waste management in Nepal (English)

In Nepal, as in most developing countries, population increase and rapid urbanization have created challenges for effective and efficient solid waste management (SWM) programs. ... See More +

Brief 129215 JUN 01, 2018

Disclosed

Nepal development update : the challenging path ahead (English)

There has been a broad-based upturn in the global economy on the back of a rebound in investment, manufacturing activity, and trade. Despite a marginal slowdown, growth in South Asia remained strong at 6.5 percent in 2017. ... See More +

Working Paper 125235 APR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Nepal - Systematic country diagnostic : a new approach for a federal Nepal (English)

Brief 124203 MAR 01, 2018

Disclosed

Country Forest Note : Nepal (English)

This note articulates a presented programmatic forest landscape approach for the World Bank Group to support Nepal in better tackling its forest and associated land use challenges with a view to contribute to the country’s development aspirations and enhancing resilience in the context of climate change and natural disasters. ... See More +

Working Paper 123966 FEB 01, 2018

Disclosed

Climate investment opportunities in South Asia : Nepal (English)

A mountainous, landlocked country recovering from two severe natural disasters since 2015, Nepal has shown the resilience of its people and economy, and is expected to have GDP growth of 7.5 percent in 2017, fueled by investment in rebuilding and a revitalized agricultural sector. ... See More +

Working Paper 122327 JAN 01, 2018

Disclosed

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Nepal - Energy Infrastructure Sector Assessment (English)
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MAR 01, 2019 135684 Working Paper
Survey of the Nepal Private Equity and Venture Capital Environment (English)
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DEC 12, 2018 WPS8672 Policy Research Working Paper
Forest Carbon Supply in Nepal : Evidence from a Choice Experiment (English)
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NOV 19, 2018 WPS8648 Policy Research Working Paper
Nepal Development Update : Maximizing Finance for Development (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 131454 Working Paper
Creating Markets in Nepal : Country Private Sector Diagnostic : Creating Markets in Nepal (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 132261 Working Paper
Strengthening Links between Social Protection and Disaster Risk Management for Adaptive Social Protection in Nepal (English)
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NOV 01, 2018 AUS0000471 Working Paper
Doing Business 2019 : Training for Reform - Nepal (English)
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OCT 31, 2018 131779 Working Paper
Building a Bridge to Citizens in Nepal Through Stakeholder Engagement (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130799 Brief
Adaptive Social Protection for Effective Disaster Risk Management (English)
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OCT 01, 2018 130707 Brief
Nepal - Country partnership framework for the period FY19-FY23 : What is a Country Partnership Framework? (English)
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AUG 01, 2018 129253 Working Paper
Measuring districts' monthly economic activity from outer space (English)
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JUL 12, 2018 WPS8523 Policy Research Working Paper
Youth employment in Nepal (English)
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JUN 27, 2018 127629 Publication
Institutional structure and non-government partnership for nutrition programs (English)
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JUN 25, 2018 127688 Policy Note
How much has Nepal lost in the last decade due to load shedding? an economic assessment using a CGE model (English)
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JUN 07, 2018 WPS8468 Policy Research Working Paper
Youth employment in Nepal (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 127552 Brief
Output-based aid for municipal solid waste management in Nepal (English)
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JUN 01, 2018 129215 Brief
Nepal development update : the challenging path ahead (English)
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APR 01, 2018 125235 Working Paper
Nepal - Systematic country diagnostic : a new approach for a federal Nepal (English)
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MAR 01, 2018 124203 Brief
Country Forest Note : Nepal (English)
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FEB 01, 2018 123966 Working Paper
Climate investment opportunities in South Asia : Nepal (English)
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JAN 01, 2018 122327 Working Paper