Nepal: Addressing the Root Causes of Conflict | Asian Development Bank

Nepal: Addressing the Root Causes of Conflict

Publication | November 2010
Nepal: Addressing the Root Causes of Conflict

'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.


  • Nepal Development Indicators
  • Nepal and ADB: Partners through Thick and Thin
  • ADB's Contribution to Development and Poverty Reduction
  • Improving Operational Effectiveness and Services
  • Future Challenges