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Leapfrogging poverty, by Vidyadhar Mallik (nt 14/07/2017)

Debt displacing poor households in Bara (ht 20/06/2017)

‘Over 300,000 households poor in 25 districts’: 18 indicators including ownership of the house, its structure, types of cooking fuel, water and sanitation facilities, household size and ethnicity used to calculate poverty level , by Manish Gautam (kp 16/06/2017)

Nepal has 20-35 percent working poverty: Report; The report states that Nepal has unemployment rate of 4 percent. This is equal to the United States and less than the UK and Germany (rep 17/01/2017) [?]

Poverty alleviation: Thani seeks more teeth for ministry (kp 17/12/2016)

Poor Tarai communities hunt rats for food (ht 05/12/2016)

Needs of the poor: Implement findings; The poor families should be provided identity cards that will enable them to receive ‘social security allowance’ and ‘compulsory health insurance’. This allowance can be used by the poor for total health care, by Vikash Raj Satyal (ht 01/12/2016)

KMC's urban poverty reduction plans reach nowhere, by Gyanu Sapkota (rep 19/11/2016)

Reduced poverty: Much neglected; A progressive distributional policy together with the suitable institutional setups and arrangements at the grassroots for ensuring exclusively the access of poor to social and physical infrastructure as well as financial services is also a necessity, by Dilli Raj Khanal (ht 11/11/2016)

PAF launches training scheme for urban poor (kp 02/09/2016)

356,418 households identified as poor in first round survey (rep 29/08/2016)

Poverty-disaster nexus: It is the poor and marginalised who bear the brunt of the overall impacts of a calamity, by Suvekshya Gautam (kp 23/08/2016)

Genuinely poor excluded from poverty list, by Jagat Khadka (rep 16/08/2016)

Bonded poverty, by Ekal Silwal (rep 13/08/2016)

Food for thought: Ration card for the poor is a good idea, but it is the implementation that counts (kp 06/07/2016)

Data says half of Jajarkot living below poverty line (ht 13/06/2016)

Woe is us: Nepal is stuck in poverty while the rest of the world has taken a great leap forward, by Shree Prasad Devkota, Shiba Bagale and Shreeya Devkota (kp 24/05/2016)

Poverty increases in quake-hit districts (ht 08/05/2016)

Saptari Dalit families fear destitution (ht 04/05/2016)

Poverty and gender: Households headed by females have a lower poverty rate than those headed by males, by Krishna Kumar Sah (kp 03/05/2016)

Poor show: Nepal has not been able to make sustained progress in bringing down the poverty rate, by Nav Raj Simkhada (kp 29/04/2016)

Govt aims at reducing poverty to below 5pc (kp 01/04/2016)

Poverty rate alarming: Chitra Bahadur KC (ht 08/02/2016)

Bajura plagued by telling poverty (ht 14/09/2015)

Urban poor soar to 15 percent: Survey; The report showed that among the urban poor too there is a high disparity in their distribution in the cities, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 05/09/2015)

Poverty deprives Chepang women of basic needs, by Pawan Yadav and Pratap Bista (kp 23/07/2015)

‘700,000 pushed to poverty’ (kp 14/06/2015)

Government to conduct recount: The government plans to conduct a recount of poor households in Gorkha, Tanahu, Sindhuli and Ramechhap citing a possible increase in the figure after the quake, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 13/06/2015)

The poor and poorer: Poverty alleviation programmes and the influx of remittance, are not eliminating poverty; they are simply creating new kinds of poor, by Radha Paudel (kp 24/04/2015)

Poverty falls to 33.1 per cent in six districts (ht 31/03/2015)

Alleviating Poverty, by S. Shrestha (rn 25/01/2015)

Voice from slum: Well-to-do people need to realize that slum dwellers also have rights to basic facilities including right to survive in city, by Nirjana Sharma (rep 13/10/2014)

Number of urban poor hits 7 million (kp 12/09/2014)

Poverty rate goes up in far-west (ht 10/09/2014)

Social security schemes: Poor identity cards will ‘help maintain transparency’ (kp 04/07/2014)

Poor by definition: Policy initiatives for reducing poverty need a multidimensional approach, not just monetary parameters, by Sagun S. Lawoti (kp 18/12/2013)

Poor household survey in Dolpa completed (ht 01/11/2013)

Govt plans to start 2nd phase from Nov end (kp 25/10/2013)

Poverty reduction still a big challenge for govt (ht 19/10/2013)

Urban poor being neglected: Experts (kp 08/10/2013)

Poverty As A Human Rights Issue, by Madhab Regmi (rn 13/09/2013)

Due Recognition: After the implementation of the Poverty Reduction of Informal workers in Solid waste Management sector (PRISM) by Practical Action, informal workers in waste collection have found some recognition and new identity, by Lal Nara Dadci (sp 07/09/2013)

Poverty and food insecurity: Issues that need attention, by Khem Raj Sharma (ht 13/08/2013)

Identification of poor households begins (ht 19/05/2013), First phase of poor household survey over (ht 05/08/2013)

Poverty identity card distribution: Ministry to resume work from Tuesday (kp 26/04/2013)

Nepal made fastest progress in reducing poverty: Oxford study (kp 19/03/2013)

Story of poverty: Poverty reduction is welcome news but how it has been achieved doesn’t leave room for optimism, by Dhiraj Sharma Nyaupane (kp 04/03/2013)

Govt to list poor in Gorkha to issue poverty ID cards (kp 15/01/2013)

Identifying the poor: Dark side of the proposed poverty certificate scheme is uglier than the mainstream intellectuals, experts and policy-makers have imagined, by Lok Nath Bhusal (kp 08/11/2012)

Still poor: Insecure land ownership is the major cause of poverty, social injustice and conflict in Nepal, by Jagat Basnet (kp 18/10/2012)

Poverty ID cards to be issued from Sept 17 (kp 12/09/2012), Poverty ID Card Distribution: Groundwork for first phase to begin today, by Rajesh Khanal (kp 17/09/2012)

Insurance for poor in offing Final version of regulation ready (ht 05/07/2012)

Intolerable poverty: Ignoring economic injustice carries political risks (kp 21/03/2012), Identification of poor soon: PAF (ht 21/03/2012)

Nepal third poorest in S Asia, by Kuvera Chalise (ht 09/03/2012)

Poverty reduction through foreign employment: Is it really sustainable?, by Kamal Raj Dhungel (kp 02/02/2012)

Poverty up in far-west region (ht 24/01/2012)

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