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Nepal and ADB

In the Spotlight

Nepal has made notable socioeconomic progress in recent years. Literacy rates have increased, poverty rates have declined, gender disparities have narrowed, and social inclusion has improved.

Nepal now strives to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals and to graduate from least-developed country status.

ADB's country partnership strategy for 2013–2017 supports the government's development objective of accelerated, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth.

Nepal is a member of the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) program.

Read the fact sheet: ADB and Nepal
Visit the data library: Nepal - By the Numbers