Nepal: News Releases
Read news releases related to Nepal.
Latest News Releases
Asia and Pacific Countries Receive $160 Million for Climate Change Action
The Climate Investment Funds wrapped up week-long meetings with more than $160 million allocated for developing countries in Asia and the Pacific to expand access to renewable energy, manage forests to conserve their carbon, and build resilience to the adverse impacts of climate change.
Developing Asia Faces New Era of Moderate Growth - ADB Report
ADB is significantly scaling back 2012 and 2013 growth forecasts for developing Asia, saying that after years of rapid growth, the region must brace for a prolonged period of moderate expansion amidst an ongoing slump in global demand.
Asia Must Cut Red Tape to Unlock Full Potential of Service Sector - ADB Report
Booming service industries can be a powerful engine of economic growth and job creation for developing Asia, but the sector's true potential remains blocked by restrictions and red tape, a new ADB report shows.
ADB, UK Support Nepal's Push to Improve Public Finances, Spur Recovery
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and United Kingdom are supporting Nepal’s drive to improve public financial management practices needed to spur the country’s post-conflict economic recovery.
Asia's Booming Cities Must Go Green or Risk Disaster - ADB Study
Asia must act now to pave the way for green, resource-friendly cities or face a bleak and environmentally degraded future, says a new ADB report.
Social Pensions Key to Protecting Elderly, Reducing Poverty
As Asia's population ages, developing countries in the region should explore social pensions that provide cash benefits to vulnerable older citizens who are most in need of a safety net, according to a new publication from the ADB.
Eurozone Crisis Dampening Developing Asia's Growth Prospects
Europe's worsening financial and banking crisis and a sluggish recovery in the United States are weighing on developing Asia's growth prospects, according to figures released today from the Asian Development Outlook Supplement, published by ADB.
Inclusive, Green, Knowledge-Based Growth Keys to Asia's Future
Growth in the Asia and Pacific region is strong, but growth alone is not enough for the region to succeed in an era of global change, ADB President Haruhiko Kuroda said in his annual address to the ADB Board of Governors.
Global Crisis Must Not Disrupt Asia's Continuing Transformation: ADB Report
While developing Asia must build a firewall against possible escalation of the global financial crisis, it must not veer from long-term structural reforms already underway to further its economic transformation, delegates at the Governors' Seminar at the 45th Annual Meeting of ADB heard today.
ADB Assistance to Developing Asia Tops $21.7 Billion in 2011
ADB approved $21.72 billion in financing operations last year, a 14.5% increase on ADB's previous year's financing, according to its 2011 Annual Report, released ahead of the organization's 45th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors, to be held from 2 to 5 May in Manila, Philippines.