'Matishara Tapa is a 64-year-old widow with four children. Her life began to change 14 years ago when she joined a women farmers' group set up under ADB's Third Livestock Development Project to help poor families augment their meager incomes by raising animals. '
Although in the midst of political transition, Nepal's development priorities are clear. All major political parties are committed to reducing poverty by addressing the wide social, economic, and regional disparities, and establishing lasting peace and stability. ADB follows innovative and flexible approaches to foster social inclusion and delivery of development results in a challenging environment marked by political uncertainty.