The project was implemented in five municipalities -- Dhankuta, Ghorahi, Lalitpur, Pokhara, and Tansen -- which met certain operating and maintenance requirements. The project aimed to build upon the municipalities’ existing systems and make them more sustainable, rather than developing new systems.
Innovations in Development Finance Webinar: Pay for Success in Solid Waste Management Results-Based Financing
This webinar will explore GPOBA’s Nepal Solid Waste project. With rapid urbanization, population growth, and new economic activity, municipal solid waste is increasing at alarming rates, and is expected to almost triple in low and lower middle income countries by 2025.
Incentives for Cleaner Cities in Nepal
Cities across Nepal— and in the developing world— produce more waste than ever before, due to a spike in population and a surge in new economic activity and urbanization. Properly disposing and managing solid waste has thus become urgent for city municipalities.
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Katmandu, October 4, 2007- The Global Partnership on Output Based Aid (GPOBA) today signed a grant agreement with the Government of Nepal for US$5,000,000 that will co-finance the installation of 37,000 biogas plants under the fourth phase of the Biogas Support Program (BSP-IV). The Project will be implemented by the Alternate Energy Promotion Center (AEPC).
A landlocked country which is covered largely by hills and mountains, Nepal is one of the poorest countries in the world, where many people are isolated and without formal means of communication. Despite recent telecommunication sector reforms, rural areas have not been served.