Nepal and ADB

ADB supports Nepal’s green, resilient, and inclusive development strategy by investing in infrastructure, improving access to basic services, and protecting poor and vulnerable people from disaster and climate risks.

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Nepal Facts

ADB's Work in Nepal

ADB has strongly supported inclusive growth in Nepal, helping to reduce poverty, lessen gender and social disparities, build infrastructure, develop human capital, transform agriculture, and mitigate disaster and climate change effects.

To date, ADB has committed 494 public sector loans, grants, and technical assistance totaling $7.7 billion to Nepal.

Data: Nepal

Forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Development indicators for Nepal, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects.

ADB Projects in Nepal   View all projects

Contact: Nepal Resident Mission (NRM)

Metro Park Building, Lazimpat, Ward No. 2, P.O. Box 5017, Kathmandu, Nepal

  Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

  Tel +977 1 4290100;
+977 1 4290101
  Fax +977 1 4005137

Arnaud CAUCHOIS (Mr)
Country Director
Arnaud HECKMANN (Mr)
Head, Portfolio Management Unit
Principal Economist
Binita Shah KHADKA (Ms)
Senior Communications Officer
Bimal Babu KHATRI (Mr)
Safeguards Analyst
Senior Communications Assistant

The Nepal Resident Mission (NRM), located in Kathmandu, opened in 1989. NRM's primary responsibilities include:

  • Country strategy and programming
  • Policy dialogue and support
  • Portfolio management and administration and administration of delegated projects
  • Aid coordination
  • Government, civil society, and private sector relations
  • Country reporting
  • Economic and sector work and other analytical work
  • External relations and information dissemination

NRM will be closed on these dates:

Last updated: 12 December 2022