Domestic expenditures financed by revenue is estimated to reach 80 percent. For meeting the private sector investment financing gap, foreign direct investment (inward stock) is expected to increase to 20 percent of GDP in 2030 from less than 3 percent in 2015.
South Asia Co-operative Environment Programme (SACEP) is an inter-governmental Organization, established in 1982 by Governments of the eight South Asian countries to promote and support protection, management and enhancement of the environment in the region. Countries, namely; Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have ratified the articles of Association of SACEP. It is also registered with the Secretariat of the United Nations as Multilateral Organization in accordance with under the Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations. SACEP has its hea...[more]
In Nepal, the main forest management strategy is community forestry, a strategy that encourages active participation of local people in managing production and distribution of forest products. Since 1980, about 14,000 Community Forest User Groups have been formed. Source: Source: World Resources Institute (2011) A Compilation of Green Economy Policies, Programs, and Initiatives from Around the World. The Green Economy in Practice: Interactive Workshop 1, February 11th, 2011 In Nepal, the main forest management strategy is community forestry, a strategy that encourages active participation o...[more]
Although Nepal is a land-locked country, over 4.5 million Nepali people (or over 15% of its population) work outside Nepal, including in various island and coastal countries, several thousand of them serving as sea-farers. Therefore, Nepal wishes to make use of all opportunities to inform, orient, train and educate its young people, professionals, officials as well as seafarers and others likely to work in or near seas and oceans, on their responsibility towards water, Himalayas, seas and oceans in general, so as to create a more aware citizenry and skilled personnel as part of capacity buildi...[more]
3. As a party to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and other international instruments, including Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), Nepal is committed to doing all it can within its limited capacity to implement their relevant provisions for the conservation, protection and building sustainable health of oceans and seas.
With full and unwavering solidarity with Small Island Developing States (SIDS), especially in their genuine concerns of existential threats from climate change and sea-level rise, Nepal underscores the importance of a holistic approach to deal with oceans and wider-interconnected ecosystems together. In this regard, Nepal is committed to build on the organic linkages between oceans and mountains to promote better understanding and advocacy for the cause, including through participation in various relevant national, regional and global workshops, seminars and conferences, with a view to capacit...[more]
The Nepal Trade Integration Strategy has included natural products as a priority sector for Nepal. Source: Ministry of Commerce and Supplies, Government of Nepal Nepal Trade Integration Strategy 2010 (NTIS 2010) charts a possible course for the development of the country's export sector over the next three to five years, together with possible capacity development. The Strategy is the product of an effort led by the Ministry of Commerce and Supplies (MoCS), Government of Nepal (GoN), with financial and substantive support from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Government of Finl...[more]