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    Nepal

    Reports & Research
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2012
    Nepal, Southern Asia

    Doing business sheds light on how easy or difficult it is for a local entrepreneur to open and run a small to medium-size business when complying with relevant regulations. It measures and tracks changes in regulations affecting 10 areas in the life cycle of a business: starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, registering property, getting credit, protecting investors, paying taxes, trading across borders, enforcing contracts and resolving insolvency.

  2. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2016
    Nepal

    Increased participation of local users in decision-making about forests and gaining benefits from these forests are major goals of the community forestry program in Nepal. However, there is a lack of real participation in community forest governance amongst users, particularly by poor and marginalised members. By employing a mixed-method approach, this research explores the issue of participation in the governance of community forests, and in particular the role of incentives in increasing participation.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2014
    Timor-Leste, Nepal, Kenya, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom, Canada, India, Malawi, Togo, Norway, Asia

    The Review of the legislative framework and jurisprudence concerning the right to adequate food in Nepal discusses overarching aspects of Nepalese law and jurisprudence dealing with the human right to food. Following a brief discussion of the international legal protection of the right to food in Nepal, the review, in particular provides a critical assessment of constitutional as well as legislative provisions and offers a thorough analysis of Supreme Court jurisprudence pertaining to the right to food.

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    Reports & Research
    December, 2009
    Honduras, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Peru, Bolivia, China, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Colombia, Thailand, Nepal, Philippines, South Africa, Nicaragua, Belize, Ecuador, Argentina, India, Paraguay, Mexico, Brazil, Kenya

    Land Tenure Working Paper 8. This paper articulates the views and demands of marginalised groups regarding the tenure of land and other natural resources. It points out the importance of adopting human rights framework when developing Voluntary Guidelines. Such framework means addressing the unequal relationships of power and corruption within and behind prevailing land tenure structures. It makes the governance of tenure of land and other natural resources more accountable, transparent, democratic and participatory.

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