Nepal Gains US Backing to Bolster Democracy

The U.S. Agency for International Development has earmarked USD205 million to promote democracy in Nepal. The five-year funding, according to UPI, will help strengthen democratic governance, as well as health and education services in the Asian nation.

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  • Ivy Mungcal

    As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.