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A bad precedentDonors should introspect to find out if they are promoting good governance (kp 25/07/2017)

Govt yet to get Rs 42.65bn reimbursement (ht 24/07/2017)

Nepal, US to seal $630m deal in September (kp 22/07/2017)

Global Gag Rule could 'cripple' healthcare in Nepal, by Ethan B. Winter rep 17/07/2017)

Finland giving 20 million euros to support Nepal's education sector (rep 15/07/2017)

Nepal receives FDI commitment for 379 new projects: Pledges have gone up in terms of number of projects, but slipped with regard to monetary value (ht 12/07/2017)

ADB to extend $21m to support trade sector (kp 11/07/2017)

For Power Distribution: As Nepal improves its portfolio management, ADB has agreed to provide $150 million loan to help improve power distribution efficiency in Nepal (sp 07/07/2017)

Japan extends Rs 257 m grant for Nepal’s human resource development (ht 08/07/2017)

Japan donates eight ambulances (ht 06/07/2017)

Nepal set to bag biggest foreign grant from US: Deal will pave way for tapping a funding pool of $500m via Millennium Challenge Corporation, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 02/07/2017) [To implement the projects within 5 years will be a great challenge for Nepal, else the funds will have to go back to th US. Generally, Nepal does not observe deadlines!]

ADB okays $150m loan to upgrade power supply (kp 01/07/2017)

7 injured in explosion during Maoist Centre’s election rally (kp 26/06/2017)

World Bank lends Rs19 billion for education sector reforms (kp 23/06/2017)

ADB worries about future of ongoing projects (rep 23/06/2017)

ADB-funded projects make slow progress (kp 22/06/2017)

AIIB promises huge investments in Nepal’s infrastructure development (ht 20/06/2017), AIIB to finance two mega projects totaling Rs 20b: Minister, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 20/06/2017)

Support sought to bridge resource gap in infrastructure sector (ht 19/06/2017)

IFC to invest another $7.3 million to finance small businesses (rep 13/06/2017)

16m euro grant deal for energy development (kp 10/06/2017)

Bringing aid back to basics: Nepal’s foreign donors can now go directly to the people through elected local governments, by Dinkar Nepal (nt 09/06/2017)

Nepal receives foreign aid pledge worth Rs 222.74bn (ht 28/05/2017)

ADB meet ends, pledge to support poor countries (kp 08/05/2017)

ADB to expand lending in Asia by 50pc by ’20 (kp 05/05/2017)

Donors commit to extend 75pc of funds (kp 23/04/2017)

Aid fragmentation continues as donor agencies scatter funds (kp 17/04/2017), 37pc foreign aid spent off govt channel, by Sujan Dhungana (ht 17/04/2017), Dev partners spending more money outside govt system: Report, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 17/04/2017), Aid fragmentation: Donors should fund bigger projects instead of scattering aid in smaller ones (kp 18/04/2017) [??], Mend your ways: The political parties and government must show determination to eliminate or minimize the evil influences of foreign money (ht 18/04/2017)

‘Support for local governments will be the focus for the future’, interview with Sakuma Jun, chief representative of JICA’s Nepal office (kp 14/04/2017)

World Bank extends $100m for financial sector stability (kp 12/04/2017), WB extends $100m budgetary support (ht 12/04/2017)

Post-development era: The donor downturn in Nepal comes as ‘development’ re-orients towards self-generated ‘progress’, by Kanak Mani Dixit (nt 24/03/2017)

EIF support likely to drop in next phase (ht 15/03/2017)

Aid in pre-1990 Nepal: Both India and China have contributed to the building of infrastructure, seemingly with a mind to serve their interests, by Mahendra P. Lama (kp 08/03/2017)

Aid for trade: Govt, donors hold meeting (kp 07/03/2017), Govt prioritizes trade to achieve sustainable growth (rep 07/02/2017), Govt, development partners join hands (ht 07/03/2017)

$100m World Bank loan for reform plan (04/03/2017)

Rs 700 million EU aid for Nepal education sector (kp 03/03/2017)

Hungary ready to give Rs11b soft loan (kp 02/03/201)

Minister Mahat calls for more Swiss assistance (kp 28/02/2017)

ADB funded projects set record in Nepal (kp 27/02/2017), Stop politicization of development projects: ADB (rep 27/02/2017) [!!], Political parties criticised for nepotism while appointing directors for development projects (ht 27/02/2017), Ghost contractors a serious problem in project execution in Nepal, says ADB (rep 28/02/2017), ADB stresses on promotion of PPP (kp 01/03/2017)

Use of foreign aid: Many questions, by Atindra Dahal (ht 27/02/2017)

Japan to provide Rs 5.25 million for reconstruction of quake-hit schools (ht 24/02/2017)

Himalayan river basisns: 2nd phase of activities launched under SDIP2 (kp 22/02/2017)

China and France pledge further help in rebuilding efforts (kp 21/02/2017)

ADB to finance 2nd phase of Melamchi project (rep 21/02/2017)

Japan extends support to improve water supply in Pokhara (ht 16/02/2017)

US announces $300,000 challenge for data-driven solutions for food security (rep 10/02/2017)

MCC grants: Roads, electricity transmission projects to be picked on March 17 (rep 30/01/2017)

Foreign aid commitment up 40pc in first 6 months of FY (kp 29/01/2017)

US provided assistance worth $160 million to Nepal in 2016: According to the US Embassy in Kathmandu, the aid was issued in the areas such as health, education, agriculture, environment, and reconstruction (kp 27/01/2017)

Swiss financial assistance for improving road access (ht 27/01/2017)

Govt accepts Rs 16.37b WB loan assistance (kp 20/01/2017), World Bank to extend Rs16.37 billion loan (kp 24/01/2017)

KTM-Tarai fast track project: Donors showing interest to finance 76-km expressway (kp 04/01/2017)

Japan pledges Rs 1 billion for medical kit, food security (kp 29/12/2016)

‘Donors, INGOs influencing lawmaking process’, by Ashok Dahal (rep 28/12/2016)

Donors unhappy with move to raise individual house reconstruction aid (ht 26/12/2016), Donors pressing for roll back on Rs 300,000 quake grant: NRA; 'Govt will not back down on decision', by Sangeet Sangroula (rep 26/12/2016)

JICA hands over VDC building in Thokarpa (kp 23/12/2016)

Japan extends Rs15.1b to build Nagdhunga tunnel, by Rupak D. Sharma (kp 21/12/2016), Japan, Nepal sign deal on nagdhunga tunnel project, by Bibek Subedi (kp 23/12/2016)

World Bank to provide $55m additional loan (kp 20/12/2016)

US Embassy, ADB to rebuild 15 quake-hit schools (kp 17/12/2016)

More bangs for bucks: Proliferation of donors and increasing fragmentation of aid call for better coordination with the recipient government, by Tilakman Singh Bhandari (rep 14/12/2016)

ADB pledges $20m aid to spur investment in solar (kp 09/12/2016)

EU increases aid for PFM reform (ht 08/12/2016)

‘World Bank can help build Kathmandu-tarai fast track’, interview with Annette Dixon, the world Bank vice president for south Asia (kp 08/12/2016)

‘Any increase in annual lending must go hand in hand with higher utilisation’, interview with Kenichi Yokoyama, Country Director of ADB Nepal Resident Mission (ht 05/12/2016)

World Bank extending $150m loan to Nepal (kp 04/12/2016)

ADB okays $186m loan to upgrade key road sections (kp 02/12/2016), ADB approves $186.80 million loan (ht 02/12/2016)

AIIB ‘ready’ to finance 2 infra projects: Project areas and loan amount yet to be specified mainly due to the lack of preparations on the Nepal side, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 27/11/2016)

Germany pledges Rs 4.2b in support (kp 24/11/2016), Germany pledges Rs 4.2 billion in support (ht 24/11/2016), Germany to provide 36 million euros in next two years (rep 24/11/2016)

Nepal likely to get $300m credit from WB, ADB (kp 20/11/2016)

Prepare projects for funding, AIIB chairman tells Nepal, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 13/11/2016)

WB-ADB mission to discuss $1b loan to energy sector: The donors had expressed interest to lend $500m each  in response to Nepal’s request for funding to implement a 10-year Energy Emergency Plan unveiled last February, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 11/11/2016)

Government, ADB launch Sasec operational plan: The multilateral lending institution aims to implement projects worth over $100b in S Asia (kp 08/11/2016)

Feasibility studies of MCC projects to be completed within January (kp 05/11/2016), Nepal passes criteria to be re-selected for compact programme of US govt’s MCC (ht 05/11/2016), Nepal passes 16 of 20 indicators of US MCC Scorecard 2017: Performance ensures eligibility for grant for 2017, by Sagar Ghimire (rep 05/11/2016)

ADB approves $120m loan to improve education standard (ht 03/11/2016)

DfID extends 1.5m pounds to WFP for post-quake works (kp 25/10/2016)

Panel formed to coordinate aid (kp 24/10/2016)

ADB happy about project implementation: The lender, however, says achievements should not provide room to become complacent (kp 21/10/2016)

AIIB team to visit next month to discuss proposed projects (ht 18/10/2016)

Reconstruction of ADB-assisted school projects begin (ht 04/10/2016)

Govt, WB negotiate Rs16b soft loan for new project, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 28/09/2016)

Time to branch out: Changes in European foreign aid policies are going to affect Nepal’s renewable energy sector, by Bibek Raj Kandel (kp 27/09/2016)

WB hails post-quake rebuilding aid distribution (kp 23/09/2016) [??], ‘World Bank willing to increase concessional financing for Nepal between 2017 and 2020’ (ht 23/09/2016)

Norwegian ambassador concerned over post-earthquake reconstruction (ht 23/09/2016)

Donors seek refund of unspent Peace money, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 21/09/2016) [!!]

Preparations underway to decommission Nepal Peace Trust Fund (kp 18/09/2016)

UK’s DFID pledges Rs11.9b to Nepal (kp 15/09/2016)

Govt to bridge gap between foreign aid commitment and disbursement, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 02/09/2016)

Nagdhunga-Naubise tunnel: Japan to provide Rs18b loan; According to officials at the Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport, an announcement about the loan is likely to be made on Thursday or Friday, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 01/09/2016), Rs 1.832b Japanese grant for 2 projects: Officials from Nepal and Japan sign and exchange the agreements for the grant assistance (kp 01/09/2016), Japan approves Rs1.51b grant to boost air safety: The scheme will improve safety at eight airports across Nepal—five short take-off and landing airstrips, two regional airports and Tribhuvan International Airport (kp 01/09/2016)

Welcome foreign aid: Reconstruction of quake-hit districts should be assigned to different countries, by Dinesh Malla (kp 30/08/2016)

WB okays $55m loan for roads, bridges (kp 27/2016)

Agreement with development partners stalls, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 26/08/2016)

Donor-funded development projects: Issues causing low spending should be resolved, MPs say (kp 17/08/2016)

Role Of Foreign Aid In Nepal’s Development, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 06/08/2016)

Rs 105m Swiss support for Jiri School (kp 05/08/2016)

Japan pledges continued support (ht 31/07/2016)

Korean support to WFP for zero hunger in Nepal (kp 21/07/2016)

EU provides Rs6b to rebuild earthquake-hit communities (kp 15/07/2015), EU provides 50m euros (ht 15/07/2016)

Japanese govt provides Rs 5 billion (ht 08/07/2016)

Support sought for hydropower development (ht 30/06/2016)

WB, ADB ‘to extend’ $1b line of credit, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 15/06/2016), $1 billion credit to energy sector: WB, ADB insists on early introduction of reforms (kp 18/06/2016)

Foreign aid’s share in budget may cross 30 pc, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 23/05/2016)

Development achievements: In this bicentenary year, the exhibition Hatemalo helps us celebrate the things Nepal and UK have achieved together, by Richard Morris and Gail Marzetti (kp 20/05/2016)

Project to build homes for quake-hit (ht 20/05/2016)

EC extends Rs660m aid (kp 19/05/2016)

Government signs grant, loan mobilisation pacts worth $1.82bn (ht 19/05/2016)

EU, UNICEF to build 650 learning centres (kp 12/05/2016)

Govt urged to request for more int’l funding (kp 12/05/2016)

NHRC gets USD 128 million to promote human rights (ht 06/05/2016)

Govt set to receive 64 percent of the aid pledged by donors (rep 06/05/2016) [??]

Donor assistance fills quake survivors with new hope (ht 05/05/2016)

UN agencies spent Rs 25 billion: Report doesn’t show where bulk of funds went, by Surendra Paudel (ht 04/05/2016)

ADB and AIIB sign a major: infrastructure deal for Pak: Asian Dev Bank chief says regional connectivity important for Nepal, by Akhilesh Upadhyay (kp 03/05/2016)

UN pledges int’l support to Nepal for reconstruction: UN official advises utilising domestic and foreign skills in reconstruction work (kp 03/05/2016)

DPM seeks UK aid through Nepal government channel (kp 29/04/2016)

Volume of technical assistance by donors growing (rep 27/04/2016)

Aid through govt channel down, by Prithvi Man Shresta (kp 25/04/2016) [No wonder since this would be wasted aid!], Donor's spending through own channel up 17 percent (rep 26/04/2016)

Health sector largest single recipient of foreign assistance (rep 25/04/2016)

EU pledges €105m grant (kp 25/04/2016)

UK assures continued help for reconstruction (kp 23/04/2016)

DPM Thapa seeks increased support from development partners (ht 22/04/2016) [Why? You not even invest the money admitted by the donor nations in the past?]

WFP begins programme for vulnerable groups: WFP pledges support to government’s livelihood recovery strategy in various sectors, including nutrition and disaster risk reduction (kp 22/04/2016), WFP to support livelihood recovery of quake vicitms (ht 22/04/2016)

ADB urges government to improve performance in project implementation (ht 22/04/2016), Nepal's portfolio performance suffered from prolonged procurement process: ADB senior official (rep 22/04/2016)

ADB urges strict action against slow contractors (kp 22/04/2016)

JICA’s aid scheme rekindles hope among quake survivors, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 21/04/2016)

Succour for Bahrabise PHCC (kp 19/04/2016)

Foreign aid commitment down nearly 30 per cent (ht 19/04/2016)

NGOs get $121 million US funds (kp 16/04/2016)

Development partners vow to extend Rs 200 billion (ht 01/04/2016)

Japanese support for building hostel for deaf, blind children (ht 18/03/2016)

Checkered history: Those who benefit from foreign aid and its patronage networks have an incentive to continue with the status quo, by Jeevan R. Sharma (rep 09/03/2016)

Rs 8m Japan grant to restore Patan Durbar Square (kp 03/03/2016)

No deadline extension for MCC projects: Sumar (kp 03/03/2016)

Canada announces reconstruction aid: A fresh $1.2m investment will restore housing, public buildings and infrastruc-ture, says the Canadian Embassy in New Delhi (kp 01/03/2016)

Japanese assistance for renovation of local learning centre (ht 01/03/2016)

India, China outline areas for rebuilding, by Prithvi Man Shrestha and Bhadra Sharma (kp 27/02/2016)

ADB agrees to boost lending to Nepal (kp 26/02/2016), ADB willing to expand annual lending to Nepal (ht 26/02/2016)

EU provides Rs 480 m support for education (ht 23/02/2016)

Rs3.5b JICA aid for bridge, hospitals, water project (kp 18/02/2016)

Shifting donor priorities: International commitment to community forestry in Nepal has sadly fizzled out, by Ghanshyam Pandey (kp 17/02/2016)

World Bank provides USD 22.5 million loan assistance (rep 05/02/2016), World Bank veep concludes Nepal visit (rep 06/02/2016)

ADB ‘dissatisfied’ with performance of major energy sector projects (ht 31/01/2016)

Koreans to provide therapy to quake survivors of Bhaktapur, Lalitpur (kp 27/01/2016)

Just 4 percent of foreign aid spent so far this year, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 26/01/2016)

Government told to revise foreign aid policy (ht 26/01/2016)

World Bank Group agrees to support SSRP (ht 24/01/2016)

UK spent £3m on quake rescue Chinooks for Nepal (ht 23/01/2016)

ADB ready to boost annual lending to Nepal by 60pc (kp 22/01/2016), ADB ready to increase annual lending level to Nepal (ht 22/01/2016)

Nepal to seek funding from AIIB to implement mega projects (ht 20/01/2016)

US aid for building crisis mgmt centre (kp 16/01/2016)

Govt urged to ramp up capital expenditure (ht 16/01/2016)

Rs 231m EU aid for Bhutanese refugees (kp 14/01/2016), European Union contributes Euros 2 mi to UNHCR to support Bhutanese refugees (ht 14/01/2016)

23pc funding pledges secured (ht 14/01/2016)

Working procedure to channelise foreign aid within two months (ht 03/01/2016)

Foreign aid commitment down 55.90pc (ht 24/12/2015), Aid diverted (ht 25/12/2015)

Japan formalises aid pledge for rebuilding, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 22/12/2015), Japan provides Rs 26bn for reconstruction (ht 22/12/2015)

Post-quake rehabilitation: Germany pledges Rs 3.51 billion (kp 15/12/2015)

ADB to give $15m for quake victims (kp 09/12/2015)

Development works disrupted (kp 23/11/2015)

UNHAS gets fund to aid quake-hit (kp 17/11/2015), ‘Humanitarian airlifts to continue’ (ht 17/11/2015)

ADB willing to help install solar plant, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 12/11/2015)

Nepal receives foreign aid commitment of Rs 55.4 billion (ht 06/11/2015)

DFID announces support for quake victims (ht 04/11/2015), DFID announces £10m 2nd phase of quake relief (rep 04/11/2015)

US announces initiatives to support reconstruction (ht 29/10/2015)

ADB okays $15m aid to help quake-hit districts (kp 09/10/2015), ADB approves $15 million grant to rebuild Nepal schools (ht 09/10/2015)

Hydropower development: WB approves $20m credit (kp 28/09/2015)

Global charities accused of ‘misleading’ public: Up to sixth of funds meant for Nepal being spent on overheads; quake-hit areas bear the brunt (ht 22/09/2015)

EU supports in reconstruction (kp 13/09/2015)

US provides Rs34m as rebuilding aid (kp 13/09/2015)

Recovery support to earthquake affected (ht 13/09/2015)

Result-focused project execution emphasised: NPPR highlights constraints in improving performance of donor-funded initiatives (ht 12/09/2015)

Bihar offers Rs 28m to quake relief fund (kp 10/09/2015)

Reconstruction process: Govt’s tardy approach worries donors, by John Narayan Parajuli (kp 08/09/2015)

Nepal envoy urges handover of fund for quake victims (ht 03/09/2015) [???]

Sector-wise project review to be done (kp 24/08/2015)

Trade not aid: Foreign investment, more than foreign aid, will help Nepal recover from the quake, by Sumesh Shivakoty (kp 23/08/2015)

ADB plans to fund 3 power projects, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 16/08/2015)

Nepal could lose $100m in potential ADB aid, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 15/08/2015)

WFP begins assessing rural roads (kp 11/08/2015)

Allocation for off-budget programmes jumps to 24.67 per cent this fiscal (ht 05/08/2015)

IMF okays $49.7m budgetary support (kp 02/08/2015), IMF approves $49.7m credit for Nepal (ht 03/08/2015)

ADB: Nepal could lose funding if no improvement (kp 28/07/2015), Investment Board to consult with WB, ADB, by Sanjeev Giri (kp 29/07/2015)

UNFPA reaches out to quake-vulnerable population (ht 27/07/2015)

Half of $422m UN aid appeal met: OCHA (kp 25/07/2015)

Unicef aid for 450k children (kp 25/07/2015)

$8 million S Korean grant for Nawalparasi project (ht 25/07/2015)

Help gone wrong: The government of Nepal is equally responsible for the distribution of substandard food by the World Food Programme, by Prakash Budha Magar (kp 21/07/2015)

Poor guides: Why the preference among donor countries to give aid to Nepal but not to help it get back to its feet on its own?, by Max Mørch (rep 18/07/2015)

USAID launches hydro dev project (kp 14/07/2015)

Foreign aid commitment doubled this fiscal (ht 11/07/2015)

Germany to provide Rs 3.20 bn grant assistance to Nepal (ht 09/07/2014)

Utilising Aid For Welfare Of Receiving Country, by Kushal Pokharel (rn 04/07/2015)

Govt to request IMF to extend $50m in budgetary support (ht 04/o7/2015)

UNOCHA director terms media reports ‘nonsense’: Says damaged items never distributed to victims, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 02/07/2015), UN berates Nepali media: Threatens to withdraw supplies from Nepal, by Kosh Raj Koirala (rep 02/07/2015), WFP replaces rotten rice in quake-hit Gorkha, by Sudip Kaini (kp 03/07/2015), Do no harm: A return to rational, measured discourse is the only way to tackle the WFP controversy (kp 03/07/2015), NHRC objects to UN official’s remarks (ht 03/07/2015), Poor defence (ht), WFP pledges to continue support: Says will assist quake victims despite controversies (ht 04/07/2015), Media fraternity flays top UN official for his remarks (ht 04/07/2015), WFP ‘to clarify on damaged food’ (kp 08/07/2015)

WB okays $300m loan for quake recovery (kp 01/07/2015), World Bank approves $300 million to support Nepal’s earthquake recovery (ht 01/07/2015)

Parliament Secretariat, UNDP renew pact (kp 30/06/2015)

There’s a lot of intl commitment to help Nepal’s reconstruction, interview with Børge Brende, Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs (kp 29/06/2015)

No More Loans, Please, by Nandalal Tiwari (rn 29/06/2015)

Reconstruction and rehabilitation: If all pledged aid comes, govt need not use its funds, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 29/06/2015)

WFP plans cash transfer to quake victims (ht 29/06/2015)

No debt relief for Nepal, says IMF (kp 27/06/2015)

Donors’ meet a success: PM (kp 27/06/2015), A grand success: I think our incompetent politicians should be reminded that begging for a few dollars and getting some is not something to be proud of, by Guffadi (kp 27/06/2015) [satirical]

Generous aid pledges delight Nepal, by Anil Giri (kp 26/06/2015), $4.4 bn committed for recovery, reconstruction (ht), Sushma Swaraj pledges $1 billion Indian aid (ht), ADB okays $200m in immediate aid (kp 26/06/2015), 90pc ADB aid to go to infrastructure projects (ht 26/06/2015), Donors stress transparency on part of Nepal government in rebuilding efforts (ht), Fund transparency at heart of reconstruction, says govt, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 26/06/2015), PM seeks aid through official govt window: Assures full transparency of donors’funding, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht), ‘Outcome beyond expectations’, excerpts from an interview with Ram Sharan Mahat (kp 26/06/2015), Friendly nations stand by Nepal for recovery (kp 26/06/2015), UN: Nepal still requires humanitarian assistance (kp 26/06/2015), 2.8 million Nepalis still need humanitarian aid: UN (ht 26/06/2015), Thoughts on using the money (kp 26/06/2015), Beggars and choosers, by Hitesh Karki (rep 27/06/2015), Donors’ Conference On Reconstruction Mobilization, by Siddhi B. Ranjitkar (km 27/06/2015)

Subcontracting kindness: Less than 1 per cent of global funding for earthquake relief will go directly to groups in Nepal, by Emily Troutman (nt 26/06/2015)

Spend it right: As in Haiti, foreign donors should not bypass the government of Nepal, by Rajju Malla Dhakal (kp 26/06/2015)

‘WFP sent substandard rice for quake victims’: House panel report says agency officials were well aware about the inferior quality of the food (ht 26/06/2015)

India, China indicate huge aid pledges: Together, the two neighbours ‘promise Rs 160m’; Substantive commitments also from other major donors US, EU, Japan, by Anil Giri and Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 25/06/2015), Foreign dignitaries visit quake-hit areas (kp 25/06/2015), Foreign delegates visit Basantapur, Sankhu (ht 25/06/2015), Donors’ meet begins today: Govt needs Rs 402 billion for rehabilitation, reconstruction, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 25/06/2015), Donors start making sector-wise support, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 25/06/2015)

Govt has to justify its one-door mechanism for receiving funds, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 25/06/2015), What to expect: The donors will want to know how the money is going to be spent; PDNA is silent on how the quake affected families are to benefit from the whole scheme (ht 25/06/2015)

What Nepal needs: International friends of Nepal, I request you to invest in opportunities in our villages and towns, by Bibek Paudel (rep 25/065/2015)

Aid and conflict: That humanitarian operations can contreibute to conflict has been proven again and again in recent emergencies, by Rajendra Mulmi and Michael Shipler (rep 25/06/2015)

Govt sets up fund to funnel all resources for reconstruction, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 25/06/2015)

PM expresses concern about quality of relief supplies (ht 25/06/2015)

Rising from the rubble: Development partners can help build Nepal’s confidence by expressing solidarity with the country and pledging resources, by Govinda Raj Pokharel (kp 25/06/2015)

Accounts and accountability: As much as pledging money, Donor Conference is also about accountability (kp 25/06/2015)

IFC aid for hydropower development (kp 25/06/2015)

Cap-In-Hand Meeting, by Siddhi B. Ranjitkar (km 24/06/2015)

Govt pins high hopes on tomorrow’s donor meet: Officials preparing for conference expect grant, loan commitments to the tune of $3 billion, by Anil Giri and Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 24/06/2015), Int’l Conference for Nepal’s Reconstruction: Govt looking forward to grants, soft loans, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 24/06/2015), Int’l partners willing to help Nepal: PM (kp 25/06/2015), PM consults leaders on conference (ht 24/06/2015), Guests start arriving for summit (kp 24/06/2015), 53 countries, agencies confirm participation (ht 24/06/2015)

WB announces $500 million aid for earthquake recovery (kp 24/06/2015), WB pledges soft loan of up to Rs 50 billion (ht 24/06/2015)

Setting the agenda: Organising the donor conference is just one among the many things the government needs to do, by Sujeev Shakya (kp 23/06/2015)

Aid independent: Since total foreign aid accountsfor only six percent of GNI it would be wrong to say Nepal is aid-dependent, by Puru Shah (rep 23/06/2015)

Humanitarian disaster: Boost Nepali resilience, by Annette Dixon (ht 23/06/2015)

New Agenda For Donor Conference: Making Migration Free For Nepalese, by Lok Nath Bhusal (rn 23/06/2015)

Attendees’list for ICNR continues to grow: Delegates of 45 countries,agencies have confirmed participation for donors’meet so far (ht 23/06/2015)

Foreign delegates to visit Sankhu, Basantapur (ht 23/06/2015)

House panel asks govt to provide more details on donor conference (kp 22/06/2015), Call all-party meet to discuss donor conference: Lawmakers to govt (rep 22/06/2015)

Govt aims to check misuse of quake funds by aid groups, by Arjun Poudel (rep 22/06/2015)

APMDD calls for cancellation of Nepal’s external debt (ht 22/06/2015)

Donors' conference: Mahat, Pandey say no clash between them; Brief National Disaster Management and Monitoring Special Committee about preparations (kp 22/06/2015)

EU commissioner to attend donor conference (kp 20/06/2015), Donors’conference sans top leaders: Indian, Chinese prime ministers not to participate due to conflict of schedules (ht 20/06/2015), Preparations for donors' conference over (rep 20/06/2015), Swaraj, Wang to lead Indian, Chinese teams (ht 21/06/2015)

Govt urged to focus on grants, not loans, at int’l donors’ meet (kp 18/06/2015), ‘Aid must be prioritised based on nat’l needs’ (kp 19/06/2015), Friends in need: Plans for disbursement of home rebuilding grants and loans face obstacles, by Sahina Shrestha (nt 19/06/2015), How not to reinvent the wheel: Donor funding should not just go for reconstruction, but help build capacity, by Bihari K. Shrestha (nt 19/06/2015), Donors make big announcements, fail to keep words: DPM Gautam (rep 19/05/2015) [Just like Nepali politicians!!!]

Donor conference: 2 ministries in turf war over meet preps (kp 17/06/2015)

Low fund utilisation threatens development, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 17/06/2015)

WB to give at least $500m for recovery (kp 17/06/2015), WB to announce support package soon (ht 18/06/2015)

Donors spent major portion of quake aid on int’l staff: Govt, by Surendra Paudel (rep 16/06/2015) [claims a govt that is neither able to spend donated relief money nor donor supported development capital!!!]

Donor dilemma: Despite mistrust of Nepal’s institutions, the only way to rebuild Nepal is by working with them, by Ram C. Acharya (kp 15/06/2015)

Change mindset: Unless we can change this dependency mindset and act accordingly, we will be in the same situation years from now (ht 15/06/2015)

US pledges Rs 8 billion support for Nepal (ht 14/06/2015)

Reconstruction body ‘before donor summit’: Govt argues setting up committee ahead of June 25 conference will encourage donors to commit funds (kp 14/06/2015), Reconstruction body will have donors as observing members, interview with Govinda Raj Pokhrel, NPC (kp 15/06/2015)

JICA to help Nepal recover from quake (kp 13/06/2015)

Aussie govt supports schools (kp 11/06/2015)

World Bank extends assistance of $7.47bn for road safety project (ht 10/06/2015)

Dutch govt to reconsider Nepal for development grant: Visiting minister (ht 09/06/2015)

Tracking aid money, by Chahana Sigdel (kp 07/06/2015) [see tool by Open Nepal Initiative]

Ban, Modi, Li among invitees for donor meet (kp 05/06/2015), PM Modi likely to attend conference: Indian Minister Swaraj (kp 11/06/2015), Modi to arrive 'if schedule permits’ (kp 12/06/2015), Mahat invites Modi to donor conference, by Devendra Bhattarai (kp 13/06/2015)

25 June Donor Summit: Political aftershocks have spread uncertainty about the lifespan of the government at a time when it is preparing for a meeting of donors, by Om Astha Rai (nt 05/06/2015)

"We need help to rebuild Nepal", interview with Ram Sharan Mahat (nt 05/06/2015)

Australia to help affected micro-enterprises (ht 05/06/2015)

IFC invests $3.8 million in agribusiness sector (kp 05/06/2015)

Donors to pledge more aid at upcoming meet, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 02/06/2015)

Donors’ support sought to rebuild schools (ht 02/06/2015)

Deal with govt must for I/NGOs’ involvement, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 01/06/2016), Quakes of wrath: Massive monsoon exodus isn’t far away if government, int’l response remain tepid (kp 01/06/2015), Dealing with donors: The upcoming donor conference will be instrumental in planning Nepal’s long-term reconstruction, by Som P. Pudasaini (kp 01/06/2015), Highest level of donor participation sought: Finance minister hopes international meet on June 25 will generate hope and boost confidence (ht 02/06/2015)

Follow-up donor conference in September, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht)

Key donors keen to support beyond official window, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 30/05/2015)

Haiti donates $1m for Nepal earthquake recovery (kp 29/05/2015)

Germany to provide Rs 3.36 billion support (ht 27/05/2015)

Donors’ meet to be held on June 25, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 26/05/2015), Govt prefers grants, cash, says FinMin (kp 27/05/2015), Unclear plan: The government also needs to be clear about its priorities before it convenes the donors’ conference in mid-June (ht 27/05/2015)

Ireland ups relief to 1.5 million euros (rep 25/05/2015)

Friendly countries keen to host donors’ conference outside Nepal: Government to seek waiver or reduction of foreign debt, by Lekahnath Pandey (ht 24/05/2015)

Development policy credit: WB may extend additional $50m, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 24/05/2015)

Japan, UNDP agree to offer $1m grant for recovery works (kp 23/05/2015)

Humanitarian aid worth Rs 26.69b received so far, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 23/05/2015)

Where is Nepal aid money going? Britain is the biggest national donor to Nepal—but what will happen to the money flowing into a country where corruption is seen as ‘endemic’?, by Simon Cox (BBC 21/05/2015)

US announces additional $9 million for quake response, recovery (ht 21/05/2015)

Nepal may ask donors to write off part of debt: Many though do not want country to push for debt relief fearing it might lead to moral hazard, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 21/05/2015)

UK pledges continued support (kp 20/05/2015)

Campaign on to cancel part of Nepal’s foreign debt: Before the earthquake the country paid $215 million annually in debt payment (ht 20/05/2015)

ADB to boost trade finance by $40 million (kp 20/05/2015)

High-level representation sought in donor conference (kp 19/05/2015)

FRC triples its aid to Nepal (kp 17/05/2015)

Government postpones donor meet: The govt aims to assess he damage with the help of experts from donor agencies in two months (kp 14/05/2015)

Only 15 per cent of $423 million sought received so far: ‘Donors want their money to go directly to needy people and oppose cumbersome process’ (ht 14/05/2015)

Japan announces Rs 1.4 billion support to Nepal (ht 13/05/2015)

Govt to ask donors for cash aid (kp 07/05/2015)

UK govt boosts international aid effort in Nepal (ht), Germany provides 2.5 million euros (ht 07/05/2015), Germany, Norway scale up aid to Nepal (rep 07/05/2015)

5 donors pull plug on support to NPTF, by Anil Giri (kp 23/04/2015), Donors to continue support for peace-building initiatives, by Lekhanath Pandey (ht 23/04/2015)

The donors’ new clothes: Donor attempts to provide technical solutions to a political problem like corruption are a waste of resources, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 17/04/2015)

Donors left out of PPP Policy consultative meeting (ht 17/04/2015)

Nordic lessons: While engaging in development cooperation with Nepal, Nordic countries try to consider what lessons, both good and bad, our region's history may provide, by Kisten Geelan, Kjell Tormod Pettersen and Asko Luukainnen (rep 14/04/2015), The Nordic dream: The ambassadors' suggestion of 'public educational revolution' is a day-dream, by Adarsha Tuladhar (rep 20/04/2015), Nordic response: Education builds social capital and a sense of social cohesion, by Kjell Tormod Pettersen, Kirsten Geelan and Asko Luukainnen (rep 23/04/2015), Nepal and the Nordics: Those who would assist Nepal must consider weaknesses in both donor mindset and superstructure, by Kanak Mani Dixit (kp 24/04/2015)

Far West receives lowest foreign aid (kp 12/04/2015)

One-sixth of foreign aid routed through INGOs (kp 11/04/2015)

Donor aid fragmentation raises govt eyebrows (ht 11/04/2015)

Half of allocated foreign assistance remained unspent in FY 2013/14 (rep 11/04/2015)

USAID to support smallholder farmers (ht 11/04/2015)

Nepal likely to get more aid in 2017: According to the report, Nepal is expected to get $1.09 billion in foreign aid in 2017, up from $1.02 billion in 2014 (kp 10/04/2015) [see OECD report]

USAID grant to improve reading skills of first, second, third graders (kp 10/04/2015)

USAID joins Multi-Donor Trust Fund (kp 31/03/2015)

Nepal risks UK aid cut for ‘endemic corruption’, by Bhadra Sharma (kp 28/03/2015), UK House panel recommends reduction in aid to Nepal (ht 28/03/2015)

KFAED extends credit of Rs 1.68bn to Nepal (ht 24/03/2015)

Foreign aid commitment up 259pc so far this fiscal (ht 21/03/2015)

Nagdhunga-Naubise road: Japan ‘agrees’ to provide loan for tunnel road (kp 20/03/2015)

Donors propose joint taskforce: Mechanism would engage in strategic dialogue to address development challenges (kp 19/03/2015), Donors ask govt to form strategic group: Seek a platform to discuss problems faced during project implementation (ht 19/03/2015)

Diplomatic norms and ethics: Contradictions and anomalies, by Niranjan Mani Dixit (ht 19/03/2015)

71pc foreign aid mobilised through budget, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 19/03/2015)

Japan grants Rs 9.8 million (ht 17/03/2015)

Japanese aid for Solu school (kp 12/03/2015)

WB-financed projects miss spending target, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 09/03/2015)

Direct payment ‘key problem’ in aid mgmt (kp 08/03/2015)

Govt, IFAD fund $37m project for small farmers (kp 28/02/2015)

Japan to provide Rs 12.4m for Bagmati cleanup, by Riwaj Rai (rep 28/02/2015)

Saudi Fund to extend financial assistance of Rs 2.41bn (ht 25/02/2015)

Swayne inspects DFID work (kp 21/02/2015)

World Bank to fund 25 MW solar plant (kp 21/02/2015)

Japanese assistance for drinking water project in Sunsari (ht 14/02/2015)

Swiss support for irrigation project (kp 11/02/2014), Switzerland extends grant assistance of Rs 1.78 billion (ht 11/02/2015)

ADB to provide $1b in loans over three years (kp 04/02/2015), ADB urges better investment climate (ht 04/02/2015)

ADB increases funding for ailing infra sector (kp 31/01/2015)

Foreign aid commitment up 300pc in first half of this fiscal (ht 29/01/2015)

World Bank VP for SAsia pledges support (ht 20/01/2015)

ADB-funded projects: Contract processing time rises sharply, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 19/01/2015), ADB dissatisfied with slow pace of projects: By the end of 2014, half of the bank’s active portfolio had not awarded contracts (ht 19/01/2015)

Blurred reflections: Old Nepal hand critiques Canadian aided projects in Nepal, by Ivan Gyozo Somlai (nt 16/01/2015)

Faults in foreigners: If donors are serious about their anti-corruption efforts, they should first conduct an appraisal into their own situation, by Narayan Manandhar (kp 08/01/2015)

Japanese government extends assistance: Emergency food supply to be provided through WFP (ht 27/12/2014)

Foreign aid commitment soars: Development partners pledge Rs 211.72bn in first five months (ht 26/12/2014)

WB okays $130m for solar farms (kp 24/12/2014)

Supporting education: Better education in Nepal has been the primary focus in Danish development assistance in Nepal over the years, by Kirsten Geelan (rep 20/12/2014)

US, China to raise aid to Nepal, by Mukul Humagain and Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 13/12/2014), China raises grant assistanceto Nepal by 400 per cent, by Rupak D. Sharma (ht 13/12/2014), Nepal picked for US Compact Program investment (rep 13/12/2014)

Delays in reporting aid details to AMP persist (kp 11/12/2014)

Nepal may be selected for US grant: Country could get Millennium Challenge Corporation’s compact funding (ht 07/12/2014)

Norwegian aid for SSRP (kp 06/12(2014)

German aid to Nepal up (kp 03/12/2014), Germany extends development cooperation to Nepal (ht 03/12/2014)

Aid flow shrinks due to reimbursement delays: Nepal received  Rs 5.16 billion in foreign grants against Rs 13.37 billion during the same period in the last fiscal year (kp 27/11/2014)

ADB provides Rs 6 billion in loan, grant for water supply, sanitation (ht 26/11/2014), ADB provides Rs 6 billion loan assistance (rep 26/11/2014)

Rs 1.68 billion Switzerland grant for Nepal (ht 26/11/2014), Switzerland giving Rs 1b for trail bridge program (rep 26/11/2014), Swiss aid for trails and river protection (kp 27/11/2014)

WB agrees to give $46m for Kabeli hydro project (kp 25/11/2014), WB extends additional funds for Kabeli-A hydro project (ht 25/11/2014)

World Bank to invest $130m in solar plants, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 21/11/2014), Govt concludes negotiations with WB: 25 megawatts of solar energy to be generated within a year, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (ht 21/11/2014)

Norway pledges $60m grant for power sector expansion (kp 15/11/2014), ADB, Norway to helpcountry overcomeacute power shortage (ht 15/11/2014)

Donors pledge big money to transform agriculture sector, by Sangam Prasain (kp 14/11/2014)

Friend In Need: Announcing 360 million Euro for a new 7-year cooperation strategy, the European Union has shown that it is ready to expand opportunities for Nepal to prosper (sp 07/11/2014)

Foreign aid commitment in first quarter tops Rs 84.34 billion: Development partners’ pledge till October end surpasses total assurance received last fiscal (ht 02/11/2014)

‘DFID failed to tackle corruption’, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 01/11/2014), DFID projects creating graft opportunities in Nepal, says study, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 01/11/2014), Aid not abet: Donor funding in Nepal (rep 03/11/2014)

US to provide $500,000 for flood victims (kp 28/10/2014)

EU team visits flood hit village (kp 22/10/2014), EU provides additional 500,000 euro flood aid (rep 23/10/2014)

EU’s aid to Nepal increased by threefold (ht 18/10/2014), EU extends support of Rs 45bn (ht 20/10/2014), Nepal, EU agree to Rs 44.8b cooperation program (rep 20/10/2014)

FinMin urges World Bank not to curtail grant to Nepal (kp 12/10/2014), Dev partners should prepare strategy with country’s needs in mind: FinMin (ht 12/10/2014), WB suspends grant assistance to Nepal (ht 14/10/2014), World Bank may help Nepal in hydropower generation: FinMin (rep 15/10/2014)

Donor programs make Karnali folks vulnerable to food insecurity, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 11/10/2014)

Norwegian aid for flood-affected schools, children of three districts (ht 09/10/2014), Norwegian embassy to support flood hit Children (kp 11/10/2014)

ADB, UK aid for women, children (kp 25/09/2014), $3.5 million ADB, DFID grant to curb GBV (ht 25/09/2014)

Pact signed to achieve sustainable energy (kp 25/09/2014)

US pledges $402m dev funding over five years (kp 24/09/2014), Country receives help worth $402m (ht 24/09/2014)

World Bank dissatisfied with NIRTTP's work progress (rep 13/09/2014)

US support for heritage preservation (kp 11/09/2014)

Donors asked to explain their commitment to farm sector (kp 10/09/2014)

Finance minister rues under-utilised foreign assistance (kp 06/09/2014)

10 WB projects listed as risky, potentially risky, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 05/09/2014)

$70 million American support for disaster preparedness (ht 04/09/2014)

US announces three ‘Resilience Projects’ (kp 04/09/2014)

Govt capacity to utilise foreign aid falls, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 03/09/2014)

Aid and effectiveness: We need to figure out whether there is a problem with the aid Nepal receives or the way aid is managed, by Hari Pandey (kp 26/08/2014)

After ADB, WB likely to cut off grants to Nepal, by Rudra Pangeni (rep 24/08/2014)

Donors, SWC, I/NGOs findfault with new aid policy, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 19/08/2014)

FinMin asks ADB not to cut grant (ht 15/08/2014), ADB ‘unlikely’ to resume grants anytime soon: The lender used to provide $100 million in grant to the country annually under its Asian development Fund (kp 16/08/2014)

ADB proposes Rs 50bn local currency bonds (ht 31/07/2014)

Skills Business: With an aim to end extreme poverty and empower the vulnerable Nepalis, USAID is investing in business literacy (sp 25/07/2014)

UNDP-AEPC pact on supplying renewable energy (kp 22/07/2014)

USAID launches three-year business literacy project (kp 19/07/2014), USAID launches $4m Business Literacy project (rep 19/07/2014)

ADB okays $180m loan to ease power shortages (kp 08/07/2014), ADB approves $108 million loan to Nepal (ht 08/07/2014)

Australia to assist in agriculture research (ht 05/07/2014)

From Foreign Aid To Development Cooperation Policy, by Lok Nath Bhusal (rn 04/07/2014)

Foreign aid policy passed (kp 27/06/2014), New foreign aid policy: Govt to tame off-budget aid; Finance Ministry seeks to channel technical assistance through government system, by Mukul Humagain and Prtihvi Man Shrestha (kp 28/06/2014), Development Cooperation Policy sets foreign aid threshold (rep 28/06/2014)

Donors pump more money into local development sector, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (rep 24/06/2014)

WB launches two-pillar CPS for Nepal: Focuses on high, sustained, inclusive economic growth (ht 21/06/2014)

UK pledges 23.5m pounds aid to Nepal (kp 10/06/2014)

Country partnership strategy for Nepal: WB to focus on fewer dev sectors for greater impact, by Mukul Humagain (kp 31/05/2014), World Bank refocuses on unlocking growth constraints in Nepal (rep 31/05/2014)

Use the money wisely: How can Nepal benefit from the transition  from ‘trade as aid’ to ‘aid for trade’?, by Bijendra Man Shakya (kp 30/05/2014)

Foreign aid policy: Plan to fix minimum amount irks donors, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 27/05/2014)

Nepal likely to get increased support from WB (ht 24/05/2014)

New Aid Row: The 14-point directive on foreign aid issued by chief secretary Leela Mani Paudyal has sparked new controversies over who should decide the agenda of foreign aid (sp 23/05/2014)

World Bank Is Back: After pulling out from Arun III in 1995, the World Bank Group has decided to support Kabeli-A Hydroelectric Project (sp 23/05/2014)

ADB, Japan to modernise Nepal’s customs (ht 22/05/2014), ADB’S Japan Fund to aid customs modernisation (kp 23/05/2014), Nepal pleads with Asian Dev Bank to resume grants, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 24/05/2014)

Japan assures help to build tunnel road (kp 20/05/2014)

Nepal should not always depend on foreign aid, interview with Haoliang Xu, UN Assistant Secretary General, UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director, Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific (kp 20/05/2014)

Foreign aid has strengthened our sense of helplessness, interview with Pitamber Sharma (kp 19/05/2014)

World Bank okays $84.6m for Kabeli-A hydel project (kp 17/05/2014), World Bank Group approves financing for Kabeli-A hydropower project (rep 17/05/2014)

Finnish envoy promises aid for drinking water projects (ht 15/05/2014)

Denmark to support farm commercialization in eastern Nepal (rep 14/05/2014)

Policy lacunae or compliance failure: Foreign aid syndrome, by Dilli Raj Khanal (ht 13/05/2014)

Fund only infrastructure projects: FinMin to donors (ht 13/05/2014), Failed development: Establishing order to foreign aid should not come at the cost of people's rights (kp 15/05/2014)

All aid cannot be channeled through the government, interview with Rameshwor Khanal, former Finance Secretary (kp 12/05/2014)

Knowing how to ask for help: Nepal’s new foreign aid policy must balance urgent infrastructure spending with investment in social sectors, by Bhrikuti Rai (nt 09/05/2014)

Beggars and choosers (nt 09/05/2014)

Danish Support For UN Women In Nepal: The Danish Embassy has signed an agreement to support UN Women in Nepal (sp 09/05/2014)

Women and kids service centres in 15 more districts (ht 08/05/2014)

FinMin asks ADB to expand its lending capacity (ht 05/05/2014), ADB to resume extending grant assistance to Nepal (ht 06/05/2014)

Donor aid fragmentation remains a concern, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 03/05/2014)

Foreign aid disbursement: Donors overlooking govt budgetary system: Report; As much as 36 percent of donors’ total funds disbursed in last fiscal year was ‘off budget’, by Mukul Humagain and Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 22/04/2014), Aid disbursement from donors on the decline: The overall aid disbursement was affected especially due to the decline in disbursement from multilateral donors, by Mukul Humagain (kp 22/04/2014), Off-budget foreign assistance growing, by Pushpa Raj Acharya (rep 22/04/2014), More funds going to off-budget projects (ht 23/04/2014), 74pc of grants, 36pc of loans spent in last fiscal year (kp 24/04/2014), Nepal’s performance in foreign aid utilisation still below par: Poor implementation of ‘Sectoral Action Plan’ blamed for result (ht 24/04 2014), Slow capital expenditure worries donors (rep 24/04/2014), Foreign Financial Assistance Accountability And Transparency Are Hallmarks, by Pranav Bhattarai (rn 26/04/2014)

Japan to provide Rs 1.47 billion for Micro-Hydropower Improvement project (nn 21/04/2014)

Technical assistance: Govt unaware of spending under TA (kp 20/04/2014)

World Bank assures increased investment in Nepal (rep 20/04/2014)

Donor funds used without accountability: Lawmakers (kp 18/04/2014), Dixitspeak (kp 18/04/2014), Norway denies funding activities against ongoing peace process (nn 18/04/2014), Funds misuse allegation: Norway: Action to be taken if charges serious (kp 19/04/2014), PM asks Norway to be transparent (kp 19/04/2014), Norway to probe if its funds being misused: Assurance follows allegation against South Asia Trust (ht 19/04/2014)

Banking on the Bank: Making the restructured  World Bank more relevant to Nepal, by Bihari K. Shrestha (nt 18/04/2014)

Pvt sector, civil society to take part in NPPR, by Prithvi Man Shrestha (kp 16/04/2014)

FinMin seeks more WB support for infrastructure development (rep 13/04/2014)

Swiss grant for road projects, nutrition (ht 04/04/2014)

ADB pledges $30m more to upgrade Bhairahawa airport (kp 01/04/2014)

World Bank plans 4-year assistance strategy (kp 28/03/2014)

Double standards: The term 'accountability' is exploitative as it aims to perpetuate influence of donors and supports exploitation and oppression of poor countries like Nepal, by Bhim Prasad Bhurtel (rep 24/03/2014)

EU to treble aid to Nepal: FM Mahat (nn 23/03/2014)

EU to chip in Rs 15b for energy, by Anil Giri (kp 22/03/2014)

Infrastructure holds key to WB support (kp 09/03/2014)

US cuts budget for Nepal for ’15: Slashes aid for third consecutive year, by Rajan Pokhrel (ht 06/03/2014)

EU-funded water project, police station in Jhapa (kp 05/03/2014)

FinMin asks ADB to be more generous (kp 05/03/2014), ADB board delegation visit here to observe development, impact of its assistance (nn 05/04/2014)

Nepal vies to lure Danish investors (ht 04/03/2014)

Nepal gets foreign aid commitment of Rs 55.29bn: Of the total amount, Rs 37.46 billion pledged in the form of grants and Rs 17.83 billion in loans (ht 03/03/2014)

JICA to focus on dev of roads, hydropower (kp 22/02/2014)

Nepal requests WB for assistance within this fiscal (kp 18/02/2014)

Dead aid: Nepal has gone through major political changes but what has not changed is that we are still dependent on foreign aid, by Chandra Mani Bimoli (kp 16/02/2014

DFID aid for earthquake response for Kathmandu (15/02/2014)

SC frames rule for accepting foreign grant: Legal eagles oppose plan, see threat to judicial independence, by Ananta Raj Luitel (ht 15/02/2014)

Partner In Progress: One of Nepal's oldest development partners, the United Kingdom pledges more to alleviate poverty, by Abijit Sharma (sp 14/02/2014)

ADB to loan extra $25 million for Melamchi (nn 13/02/2014), ADB pledges $25m more to complete Melamchi tunnel (kp 14/02/2014), ADB to provide $25m loan to Melamchi (ht 14/02/2014)

WB interested in Upper Arun hydro project (ht 12/02/2004)

EF plans to train 16,000 youths in 2014 (ht 12/02/2014)

Let us be: The international community should not distract the CA members with seminars and study tours, by Binod Sijapati (kp 11/02/2014)

Donors make sure aid fulfils their vested interests: Minister (ht 11/02/2014)

AID For Water and sanitation (kp 09/02/2014)

Japanese assistance for Bagmati cleanup: The grant will be used to build a wastewater treatment plant, train local people (kp 08/02/2014), Japanese aid for clean Bagmati plan (kp 09/02/2014)

World bank, ADB assistance to be accepted (kp 07/02/2014)

UK will shift its aid towards Nepal’s growth: Duncan (kp 06/02/2014)

WB not happy with seven funded projects: Expressed concerns about under utilisation of allocated funds, lack of financial audits (ht 04/02/2014)

New foreign aid policy in offing (rep 02/02/2014)

Nepal portfolio performance review: NPPR meet to focus on dev effectiveness (kp 31/01/2014)

Australia concerned about low expenditure of aid (ht 23/01/2014)

Tracking national and international funding, a tool by Open Nepal Initiative, Young Innovations

Worldbank: Nepal

Nepal Development Forum 2009

DED in Nepal

GTZ in Nepal

Bilateral donors and their web sites

International organizations

UN in Nepal

UNDP in Nepal

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