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Cooperatives’ contribution in achieving SDGs underlined (rep 08/07/2018)

Sustainable or smart cities: Change the discourse, by Dipendra Gautam (ht 02/07/2018)

Building resilience: Finding innovative ways of promoting and protecting sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystem was an important concern for many development partners, by Somsak Pipoppinyo (rep 25/06/2018)

Banking the unbanked: Ensuring financial inclusion, by Sadichchha Shrestha, Nayan Krishna Joshi and Prabin Dongol (ht 31/05/2018)

Towards a brighter future: A stable government and new players in energy generation could help Nepal meet its SDG target, by Himalayan Bir Shrestha (kp 17/05/2018)

US envoy prods youth to build a better world: US Ambassador to Nepal Alaina Teplitz exhorts youth to mull equitable access to security, figthing extremisim, peace and education (kp 08/05/2018)

Path to a sustainable future: Sustainable rain-water harvesting and waste-water management can alleviate drinking water scarcity, by Tsewang Nuru Sherpa (kp 01/05/2018)

National consultation workshop on development goals concludes (kp 27/04/2018)

Govt looks to FDI to cover budget deficit: The govt does not have  the funds necessary to implement the federal system and achieve development goals (kp 21/04/2018), ‘External finance crucial to achieve SDGs’ (ht 21/04/2018)

Rs 1,770 billion needs to be spent every year to achieve SDGs (ht 01/04/2018)

Let’s have inclusive prosperity: Economic growth only will not reduce the poverty and inequality prevailing in Nepal, by Tara Kanel (kp 11/03/2018)

Nepal needs Rs1,770b annually to meet SDGs: SDGs are a set of 17 goals and 169 targets covering a broad range of sustainable development issues (kp 19/02/2018)

Meaningful measures: Despite having legal measures that address issues in disability, multidimensional implementation has been lacking, by Obindra B. Chand (kp 18/02/2018)

Policy against poverty: Subsidising essential goods and services frees people to concentrate on their careers, by Sunil Limbu (kp 13/02/2018)

Building a local food regime: With a federal structure, there is a high chance that meaningful interventions could come from the bottom-up, by Man Bahadur BK (kp 13/02/2018)

Toward zero hunger: Achieving zero hunger by 2030 is possible only with collaborative efforts from development partners, private sector, civil society and other stakeholders, by Dhananjay Shah (rep 08/02/2018)

Poverty estimates: Robust methodology needed, by Dilli Raj Khanal (ht 24/01/2018)

Youths are key to achieving SDGs in Nepal (ht 16/01/2018)

The Age of MPI and SDGs, by Lok Nath Bhusal (rn 06/01/2018)

29 out of 100 people poor: Govt uses Multidimensional Poverty Index to measure national poverty for the first time, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 21/12/2017), Poverty under multi-dimensional index halved in 8 yrs, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 21/12/2017), Targeting the poor: Reasons for poverty differ across provinces and require distinct intervention efforts (kp 22/12/2017)

‘SDGs crucial for rights of disabled’ (kp 19/12/2017)

Strategic cooperation agreement inked to advance SDGs (ht 09/12/2017)

Universal access to electricity: Nepal on track to achieving target by 2030 (kp 25/11/2017)

Measures necessary to achieve SDGs stressed: Private sector representatives pointed to lack of clear  federal policies, adequate infrastructure, policy  consistency and efficient manpower as the main hurdles to attracting private business enterprises (kp 22/11/2017)

Next on the agenda: Vision 1.0 was about rights, Vision 2.0 is about an inclusive and prosperous society, by Bhoj Raj Paudel (kp 30/10/2017)

Against poverty: Successive governments have been less and less accountable and more and more extractive, hampering poverty reduction, by Siromani Dhungana (rep 17/10/2017), Close to 400k people ‘below poverty line’ (kp 18/10/2017), 71pc of Bajura households below poverty line: Survey; Out of the 21,711  households in the district, 13,619 have been classified as ‘poor’ and 6,393 ‘extreme poor’ within that group (kp 18/10/2017), Multidimensional poverty index in Dec: The MPI captures severe deprivations that each person faces with respect to education, health and living standards (kp 18/10/2017), Far from over: Combating poverty with greater  determination should be a national priority (kp 20/10/2017)

Diaspora to play vital role to achieve 2030 goals (ht 15/10/2017)

Nepal tops South Asia in reducing hunger (kp 14/10/2017)

Youth participation key to attaining SDGs: Experts (kp 08/10/2017)

Yeti imprints SDG logo on its aircraft (kp 26/09/2017), With Yeti Airlines, global goals fly high (ht 26/09/2017)

Making strides: Perhaps the SDG aim to end poverty by 2030 is unattainable, but great strides can still be made toward poverty reduction, by Pratistha Koirala (kp 24/09/2017)

Nepal And Development Perspective, by Uttam Maharjan (rn 21/09/2017)

Democracy & Sustainable Development Goals, by Madhavji Shrestha (rn 16/09/2017)

Forests fuelling progress: Community forestry could significantly  contribute to the achievement of SDGs, by Aditya Acharya (kp 12/09/2017)

That’s not enough: Nepal needs to overhaul its development approach if it really wants to end poverty by 2030, by Niranjan Mani Dixit (kp 25/08/2017)

SDG 17 : Partnerships to transform Nepal; Only by working together can we achieve a sustainable future with peace and prosperity for all, by Megh Ale (kp 22/08/2017)

SDG 16 : If you want peace, work for justice: Without peace, stability, human rights and effective governance based on the rule of law, we cannot hope for sustainable development, by Surya Dhungel (kp 15/08/2017)

Promoting green finance: Sustainable development, by Bhubanesh Pant (ht 15/08/2017)

SDG 15 : Conserving terrestrial ecosystems; Our presence affects the ecosystems we are a part of; we can either make choices that promote biodiversity or devalue it, by Kishore Thapa (kp 08/08/2017)

NPC calls on local bodies to own SDGs (kp 02/08/2017)

SDG 14 : No water, no life; We are affected by the health of our oceans, seas and rivers even if we live in a landlocked country, by Samriddhi Rai (kp 01/08/2017)

Invest in youths to reap benefit from demographic dividend: UN, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 31/07/2017) [see UNFPA-Nepal report], Demographic dividend: Today’s youngsters can turn into assets, or liabilities depending on country’s policies (kp 01/08/2017)

SDG 13 : The cost of inaction; Nepal’s priority at this stage should be adaptation measures to deal with climate change impacts, by Dinesh Raj Bhuju (kp 25/07/2017)

Nepal Presented Voluntary National Review (sp 18/07/2017), Sustainable Development: Nepal presents nat’l review on 2030 Agenda (kp 19/07/2017) [see report], Nepal presents national review report on 2030 Agenda on SDG (ht 19/07/2017)

SDG 12 : At every level we are responsible; Goals related to poverty alleviation, health and food security are closely connected to consumer rights, by Jyoti Baniya (kp 18/07/2017)

UNDP, CF partner to advance SDGs in Nepal (ht 15/07/2017)

SDG 11 : Cities for all; We should harness the transformational power of urbanisation for sustainable development, by Lajana Manandhar (kp 11/07/2017)

Nepal ranks 3rd in South Asian Sustainable Development Goals index (kp 08/07/2017)

SDG 10 : Double marginalisation; Mainstreaming Dalit women requires us to localise the SDGs and adapt them to reflect Nepal’s societal structures, by Durga Sob (kp 04/07/2017)

SDG 9 : Innovation for development; Besides building basic infrastructure, Nepal should invest in nurturing the talents of its people, by Mahabir Pun (kp 27/06/2017)

The NAP for the Future, by Batu Uprety (sp 23/06/2017)

SDG 8 : The new workforce; Transforming the economy in a way that increases the number of quality jobs is essential for sustainable development, by Bhawani Rana (kp 20/06/2017)

SDG 7 : Time to branch out; Nepal must aspire for energy sovereignty and depart from the current commercial energy situation, by Indira Shakya (kp 13/06/2017)

SDG 6 : The stuff of life; It is critical to address water pollution issues to achieve national health goals, by Sitaram Kattel and Kunjana Ghimire (kp 06/06/2017)

SDG 5 : Fast and faster; Sports can be a great medium to achieve gender equality, by Mira Rai (kp 30/05/2017)

Financing gap a threat to SDGs: Industry Minister: He emphasised the need to redouble efforts to put development commitments into action (kp 25/05/2017)

SDG 4 : Quality education for all: It is high time we ensured that every child from every community goes to school, by Prabal Gurung (kp 23/05/2017)

UN and Yeti Airlines sign pact to promote SDGs (kp 19/05/2017), Yeti Airlines, United Nations in partnership for advancing SDGs (ht 19/05/2017)

SDG 3 : Good health and well-being; Ensure healthy lives, promote well-being: We all have a right to good health care, but we must alsorecognise our individual responsibility to protect our health , by Manisha Koirala (kp 16/05/2017)

SDG 2 : zero hunger; Together, we can end hunger: Sufficient food is a necessity for the welfare of society and for the progress of the nation, by Basanta Chaudhary (kp 09/05/2017)

Green GDP: Sustainable development, by Surya Bhakta Pokharel and Bishnu Prasad Bhandari (ht 05/05/2017)

SDG 1 : Approaches to poverty reduction: There are no firm guidelines on what exactly must be done to lift people above the poverty line and keep them there, by Sukhdev Shah (kp 02/05/2017)

Annual drive for education begins today; This year’s focus will be on Goal 4 of Sustainable Development Goals which states ‘Ensure Inclusive and Quality Education for all and Promote lifelong learning’ (kp 26/04/2017)

Climate cocktail: Could China be thinking of dovetailing OBOR with the UN’s SDGs in Nepal?, by Navin Singh Khadka (kp 31/03/2017)

Nepal could miss 2030 Agenda target on trade (ht 30/03/2017)

2 comittees, 9 groups formed to implement SDGs: One of the primary objectives of SDGs is to end poverty and hunger from the world (kp 24/03/2017), Panels, working groups formed to implement SDGs (rep 25/03/2017)

SDGs and Nepal: Formalities or beyond?, by Dilli Raj Khanal (ht 26/12/2016)

Crucial role of pvt sector highlighted (ht 14/12/2016)

‘Fighting corruption critical to meeting SDGs’ (kp 10/12/2016)

NPC to finalise 3-year plan within December: The three-year plan has envisaged attaining economic growth of 6.5 percent in the current fiscal year; 7.2 percent in fiscal year 2017-18; and 7.9 percent in 2018-19 (kp 27/11/2016)

Population Situation Analysis of Nepal (With Respect to Sustainable Development), by UNFPA Nepal, July 2017

National Review of Sustainable Development Goals, by Government of Nepal, National Planning Commission, Kathmandu 2017

National Planning Commission: Sustainable Development Goals 2016-2030: National (Preliminary) Report

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