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Summary

Nepal is among the 20 poorest countries in the world, suffering from high levels of inequality and social exclusion. While there is peace and a return to conflict is unlikely, corruption, poor infrastructure and weak economic policies, as well as political uncertainty, mean that Nepal tends to lag behind the rest of the region in development terms. Nepal has made progress in some areas, par ticularly in health, and poverty levels continue to fall. Nepal is also one of the 20 most disaster prone countries in the world with more than 4,000 disaster related fatalities in the last 10 years and economic losses of over £3 billion.

Top priorities

  • governance and security
  • make government more effective and able to deliver better services to the poor
  • help people, particularly women, benefit from economic growth
  • help Nepal tackle climate change and natural disasters

Further resources

DFID Operational Plan for Nepal
Nepal page on GOV.UK website

Read more about Nepal

370K

Children under five and pregnant women reached through DFID's nutrition-relevant programmes

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

50K

Children supported by DFID in primary and lower secondary education

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

20K

Children completing primary education supported by DFID

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

560K

Unique people reached with one or more water, sanitation or hygiene promotion intervention

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source

70K

Births delivered with the help of nurses, midwives or doctors through DFID support

2011/12 - 2015/16 , Source


Population

0 million

2015, source World Bank

% living below $1.90 per day

0%

2010, source World Bank

GDP growth rate

0%

2015, source World Bank


Sector groups as a percentage of country budget More information about the sector groups
Project budget total by year More information about project funding
£92.6M

2017/2018

1.16%

DFID Total