Young students in Nepal. Education is one of the funding priorities in the European Union's 2014-2020 multiannual indicative program for the Asian country. Photo by: NayanTara Gurung Kakshapati / Global Partnership for Education / CC BY-NC-ND

 

Nepal had been on a steady path toward moving up to middle-income status. It had made significant strides in alleviating poverty and improving rural development and its health and education sectors. But it needed to scale up its development efforts and address other socio-economic bottlenecks.

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Aimee Rae Ocampo

In her role as editor for business insight, Aimee creates and manages multimedia content and cutting-edge analysis for executives in international development. As the manager of Development Insider, Devex's flagship publication for executive members, she is constantly on the lookout for the latest news, trends and policies that influence the business of development.


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