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Macroeconomic Update: Nepal (September 2020)
This Update provides forecasts for FY2021 growth, inflation and current account balance while analyzing Nepal’s macroeconomic performance in FY2020. ?
Nepal's Economy to Slow Further in FY2021
Nepal’s economy is anticipated to grow by 1.5% in fiscal year (FY) 2021 from the preliminary estimate of 2.3% in FY2020, says the latest Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2020 Update, a flagship publication of the ADB.
Farmers in Nepal reap the benefits of rehabilitated farmers-managed irrigation systems
Agriculture plays a key role in Nepal’s economy, contributing 27% of gross domestic product in 2019, engaging 55% of the country’s working age population (above 15 years) in subsistence agriculture. However, Nepal’s agriculture sector suffers from low productivity, one of the main reasons being insufficient irrigation and heavy dependence on the monsoon rain.
Land Use Management Strategies for Equitable Infrastructure and Urban Development: Overview of Strategies and Tools
A land management strategy should enable public and private stakeholders to act in the market in an efficient way.