Nepal

Environment

Analysis

Scaling up Renewable Energy Program (SREP)

Update on the Scaling up Renewable Energy Program (SREP) from CIFs Monitor 9

17 June 2014

Infrastructure

Commentary

Disempowered development

World Bank support for a Nepal power line has been criticised for violating indigenous peoples’ rights and the use of armed forces, yet an Inspection Panel investigation has been delayed.

31 March 2014 | Guest comment

Infrastructure

News

World Bank infrastucture support: "finance as extraction"

While India is pushing for the World Bank’s Global Infrastructure Facility, the US voted against IFC support for a Saudi Arabian corporation linked to coal power and an Inspection Panel case was registered for a Nepal power transmission project. Concerns were also raised on infrastructure projects in India, Nepal and Burma.

23 January 2014

Environment

Analysis

Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR)

Chapter of CIFs Monitor 8 on the Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (PPCR)

23 October 2013

Environment

Commentary

Nepal climate loans: an injustice

The Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR), part of the World Bank-housed Climate Investment Funds (CIFs), intends to provide frameworks for integrating climate resilience in national development planning of climate vulnerable countries. The Bank acts as trustee, secretariat and one of the implementing agencies of the CIFs. The PPCR offers recipient countries a mix of grants and loans for climate adaptation projects.

18 November 2011 | Guest comment