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Miles to Go Before We Sleep: Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals in Nepal

Miles to Go Before We Sleep: Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals in Nepal

NCCR North-South Dialogue No. 35

Sharma Sagar Raj

Bern, NCCR North-South 2011

Nepal is one of the 189 countries that have committed to achieving the MDGs by 2015. This pledge was most recently renewed in the government’s Three Year Plan 2010/11 – 2012/13. Nepal’s commitment can also be judged, to some extent, by the fact that despite having been engulfed by violent conflict, political instability and rapidly changing socio-political structures since the time it endorsed the MDGs, it has consistently incorporated the MDGs into the strategic framework of the country’s Tenth Plan (2002/03 – 2006/07), Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP), and the Three-year Interim Plan 2007/08 – 2009/10. Understanding how poverty and other related indicators have moved positively needs more careful scrutiny. This paper discusses these issues in connection with Nepal’s performance regarding the MDGs and the need to look beyond 2015 for future development strategies.

Sharma Sagar Raj 2011. Miles to Go Before We Sleep: Poverty and the Millennium Development Goals in Nepal NCCR North-South Dialogue 35. Bern, Switzerland: NCCR North-South.

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