Nepal – Population Perspective Plan 2002-2027

The primary purpose of the Population Perspective Plan (PPP) is to provide a vision for the future of population management including the broad goals to be achieving; and to identify gaps and lapses in existing policy in relation to population planning. The PPP focuses on the major policy requirements to achieve population goals and prioritises of plan of action. The PPP will be a guideline for future periodic plans and provide a framework for the allocation of resources. The PPP is a step towards the formulation of a national action programme to help achieve the broad objectives of population management. The PPP aims to guide the formulation of population policies. The PPP also provides a basis for the effective institutional arrangements for the coordination, implementation and monitoring of population programmes.

A Study on Population Pressure Index (PPI) in Nepal

A population pressure index is a measure of a country’s population carrying capacity. This study analyzes the population situation in Nepal based on the latest census. It examines the spatial extent of the population in the broader framework of population density, land availability and other mappable indicators of basic and social services like school enrollment, health services, non-farm activities, road accessibility and energy. It also produces a population pressure index and identifies areas of population pressure in Nepal.

Guidelines for Resettlement Planning and Implementation

This is an Asian Development Bank (Manila) supported study carried out to assist the Water and Energy Commission Secretariat (WECS) to update existing laws to incorporate resettlement causes for project affected families. One of the outputs of this project is a guideline for the preparation of a Resettlement Action Plan for project-affected families. The project also identifies the capacity enhancement needs of concerned agencies

Migration Policy in Nepal: Review and Recommendations

This study analyzes the migration situation in Nepal on the basis of available information. The study reviews existing migration studies, the population census of Nepal and migration related policies and laws. The study makes recommendations on international boundaries, immigration, citizenship, trade, labor, employment, land use policy, urbanization, vital registration and more.