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Nepal's political deadlock set to end, Maoist chief
Dec 10, 2012 If Nepal’s citizens need constant reassurance in the face of the political impasse the nation faces, Prachanada’s latest statement may come as a relief.
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Imparting education to women in Nepal
Dec 11, 2012 This video by the 'Foundation Care for All' portrays the implementation of ‘Care For All’ programme which aspires to uplift the literacy levels of women in Nepal thereby making them more independent.
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Nepal: Crop thrives on urine-compost mix
Apr 03, 2013 Human urine is superior to urea, a common nitrogen-rich mineral fertiliser, according to the results of a study carried out in a farmer’s field outside Nepal's capital city.
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Nepal to generate electricity from waste
May 08, 2013 Nepal is looking at waste-to-energy (WtE) technologies to address its huge energy deficit and also manage growing urban and industrial waste.
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Nepal creates earthquake awareness through schoolchildren
Aug 22, 2011 Thousands of school children in Nepal are benefiting from an earthquake awareness program organised by the Nepal Red Cross Society (NRCS). Students in this earthquake-prone country receive training in first aid, triage, light search and rescue and basic disaster management planning.
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Nepal: Water management secures farmers' livelihoods
Aug 19, 2011 By implementing her training in water harvesting, storage and conservation, a Nepali farmer's success is inspiring others to take up water management techniques, thus improving food security and reducing reliance on food aid.
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Nepal: Government follows farmers lead on seed-banks
Sep 08, 2011 As the impacts of climate change make farming in Nepal even harder, women farmers left short-handed by the migration of their husbands and sons are reverting to local crop varieties and setting up cooperative seed banks.
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Nepal: Conserving nature through religion
Sep 20, 2011 World Wildlife Fund has joined hands with Buddhist Lumbini Development Trust of Nepal and planted 108,000 tree saplings at Sacred Garden of Lumbini promoting harmony between humans, wildlife and nature to help Nepal adapt climate changes.
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Nepal's forestry sparks growth
Nov 22, 2011 Amidst political instability, Nepal’s Godavari community forestry group has helped the local people to earn their livelihoods while conserving forests.
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Developing school-safety culture
Apr 26, 2012 Teachers and students from districts in the bordering areas of Kathmandu valley in Nepal, are receiving knowledge and skills in first aid and rescue through a Disaster Preparedness for School Safety (DPSS) programme to ensure disaster-preparedness.
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Young voices on climate change
Dec 26, 2008 Child Voices: Children of Nepal Speak Out on Climate Change Adaptation offers an opportunity to hear young perspectives on climate change adaptation needs. This report finds children have clear knowledge on how to cope with adverse weather patterns and provides recommendations that uphold their rights in adaptation plans.
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Mainstreaming Dalits in Nepal
Feb 24, 2009 Reinforcing Dalit's Leadership and Mainstreaming in Nepal: Learning from across the Border is the outcome of a India visit by Nepalese delegation. This publication by Panos South Asia aims to reinforce the role of dalits in Nepal's democratisation efforts, and offers policy recommendations for their effective inclusion.
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Governance and poverty in Nepal
Sep 01, 2009 ODIs new publication Governance and Citizenship from Below: Views of Poor and Excluded Groups and their Vision for a New Nepal provides a first-hand account of the realities of poor and excluded groups in post-conflict Nepal. It advocates effective policy and awareness programme at the grassroots level for eradicating poverty.
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Nepal warning over tiger traders
Oct 28, 2009 A conference on tiger conservation in Nepal has begun with a warning that traders and poachers are better organised than conservationists. The Nepalese government has sought cooperation from its neighbours for trans-border conservation efforts to save the endangered species and its natural habitat.
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Nepal to hold cabinet meeting at Everest base camp
Nov 03, 2009 Close on the heels of the Maldivian cabinet's underwater meeting, Nepalese cabinet is all set to meet at the base camp of Mount Everest to draw attention to the perils of climate change. Thousands of glaciers in the Himalayas that feed 10 major Asian rivers can go dry in the next 50 years.
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Nepal: Demand for environmental rights gains momentum
Nov 09, 2009 Activists in Nepal are demanding that environmental rights be enshrined in the new constitution to protect vulnerable sections. In view of climate change, the issue of protection and right utilisation of resources becomes especially crucial for this Himalayan nation.
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Nepal must act on extrajudicial killings
Nov 18, 2009 In Nepal, the failure of the government to investigate and prosecute extrajudicial killings during the country’s civil war (1996-2006) continues to haunt the families of victims. The UN and the rights activists say that this has perpetuated a culture of impunity.
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Local communities in Nepal to manage forests
Nov 19, 2009 Nepal's rural poor will get to manage hundreds of thousands of hectares of forest land with financial assistance from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID). This will not only help tackle the rapid deforestation but will also generate income for the poor.
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Stability still eludes Nepal
Nov 23, 2009 Maoist leader Prachanda and his cadres have been agitating across Nepal seeking to restore ‘civilian supremacy’ after being sacked from the government. Three years after the historic peace pact that ended the decade old Maoist-led civil war in the country, the changes promised are yet to be witnessed.
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Nepali private sector to fund Everest cabinet meeting
Nov 30, 2009 Nepali cabinet meeting, to be held at a height of 5,164 meters this Friday, at a Mt. Everest base camp, will be funded by the private sector. The meeting will reassert the commitment to safeguard the environmental sanctity of the Himalayas.
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Nepal weakens human rights body, allege activists
Oct 22, 2012 Mismanagement of Nepal’s National Human Rights Commission’s (NHRC) and its lack of independence, as well as frequent changes of government and an ongoing constitutional stalemate, have weakened the group’s ability to pursue war-era crimes, say officials and activists.
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India, Nepal face growing tensions over water
Feb 25, 2013 Nepal and the north Indian state of Bihar have accused each other of mismanaging water resources.
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Politicians, donors question donor neutrality in Nepal
Feb 27, 2013 Dissent in Nepal over the role of ethnicity in a post-conflict state has put donor agencies under increased scrutiny, with politicians and analysts accusing them of meddling, taking sides and circumventing the government to push an agenda of "social cohesion".
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Protests in Nepal over Brigadier General’s appointment
Oct 12, 2012 The appointment of a Brigadier General of the Nepal Army has taken over the media in the erstwhile Himalayan kingdom. The chorus of protests have spilled over into the streets.
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Black carbon blamed for 30% of Nepal glacier melt
Feb 26, 2013 According to recent ICIMOD estimates, black carbon is probably responsible for a large part – around 30% by some calculations – of Nepal glacier melt.
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Medicinal plants can boost Nepal’s green economy
Mar 01, 2013 The growing global demand for medicinal and aromatic plants could help drive Nepal’s green economy, particularly in poor communities where many types of such plants are harvested, says a new study released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in collaboration with the Government of Nepal.
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Nepal unprepared for monsoon disasters
Sep 02, 2014 A geological study by Tribhuvan University (TU) concluded that regions in the Himalayas with slate and phyllite rocks are prone to weathering and erosion that result in landslides.
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Response mechanisms need to be disaster-proof: experts
May 26, 2015 As earthquakes continue to hit South Asia, experts review emergency preparedness and response mechanism in New Delhi.
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Infra loopholes compound Nepal’s quake tragedy
Apr 30, 2015 Despite experts pointing out Kathmandu’s vulnerability to earthquakes, little was done to deal with an impending disaster like the one that struck Nepal last week.
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One laptop per child benefits Nepal
Dec 15, 2008 With their little green laptops, students in Nepal now find their English and Math lessons more interactive. Facilitated by Open Learning Nepal with support from a Danish group, the innovative exercise is less about gadgets and more about quality education in developing countries.
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