Labour and Social Trends in Nepal 2010

This report is the first issue of the Labour and Social Trends in Nepal. The report presents the socioeconomic and labour market trends in Nepal and examines some of the key opportunities and challenges in the labour market situation.

As Nepal moves toward peace-building and state-restructuring, the country faces numerous social and economic opportunities and challenges. How Nepal will respond to these opportunities and challenges today will determine the country’s future prospects. This report analyses the current opportunities and challenges in promoting productive and decent employment in Nepal using available data, and raises a number of policy implications aimed at strengthening future growth and employment prospects.