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Nepal: Assessment of the Project Implementation Environment

dc.contributor.authorRajani KC Shrestha
dc.description.abstractThis paper is an attempt to present the result of the questionnaire survey undertaken toassess the project implementation environment before and after the ceasefire. The findings suggestthat program implementation and monitoring and reporting activities of the district project officeswere most affected during insurgency. Likewise, program implementation, monitoring and reporting,and financial management activities of nongovernment organizations were also most affected.Influence of a number of issues—insurgents' interference, lack of access to communities,inaccessible communication, and security and life threat—affected these activities. After theceasefire, the overall implementation environment has improved, with security risks abating andsignificant improvement in the mobility of people and goods across the country. The positive impactof the ceasefire was also reaffirmed from the perception-based rapid test of the survey wherein therespondents endorsed favorable working environment. Despite the varied degree of influence onorganizational activities due to the influence of conflict, organizations continued operations albeit ata slower pace. This can be attributed to the fact that all Asian Development Bank projects, guidedby the results-based strategy, emphasize a conflict-sensitive approach to project design with flexibleand transparent implementation modalities. The cessation of hostilities as a result of the ceasefireis expected to expand "development space" and contribute to improving portfolio performance.
dc.publisherAsian Development Bank
dc.rightsCC BY 3.0 IGO
dc.titleNepal: Assessment of the Project Implementation Environment
dc.typeOther Content
dc.subject.expertWork Environment
dc.subject.expertUrban Environment
dc.subject.expertSocial Environment
dc.subject.expertRegulatory Environments
dc.subject.expertMarine Environment
dc.subject.expertInternational Environmental Relations
dc.subject.expertInstitutional Environment Assessment
dc.subject.expertGlobal Environment
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Sustainability
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Strategy
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Services
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Resources
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Management and Planning
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Issues
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Guidelines
dc.subject.expertEnvironmental Effects
dc.subject.expertEnvironment and Pollution Prevention
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Control
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Technology
dc.subject.adbLand Development
dc.subject.adbForestry Development
dc.subject.adbFishery Development
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Statistics
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Planning
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Management
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Education
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Capacity
dc.subject.adbPollution Control
dc.subject.adbNature Protection
dc.subject.adbEnvironmental Conservation
dc.subject.naturalAir quality indexes
dc.subject.naturalEcological risk assessment
dc.subject.naturalEnvironmental impact evaluation
dc.subject.naturalAnalysis of environmental impact
dc.subject.naturalEnvironmental toxicology
dc.subject.naturalHealth risk assessment
dc.subject.naturalRain and rainfall
dc.subject.naturalAcid precipitation
dc.subject.naturalOzone-depleting substance mitigation
dc.subject.naturalGreenhouse gas mitigation
dc.subject.naturalPrevention of pollution
dc.subject.naturalAir quality
dc.subject.naturalAir quality management
dc.contributor.imprintAsian Development Bank
oar.adminregionSouth Asia Region
oar.authorShrestha, Rajani KC

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