Nepal's Development Hampered by Instability, Poor Infrastructure - Study

News Release | 11 June 2009

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Nepal's efforts to accelerate economic growth and reduce poverty are being hampered by political instability, poor infrastructure, and other critical obstacles, a new study has found.

The study, Nepal: Critical Development Constraints, is a collaborative effort by ADB, UK Department for International Development and International Labour Organization, that examines the main factors holding back the country's development progress.