Insights 2024

Insights 11: Urbanization: Poverty, Issues, Health and SDGs

Nepal is facing rapid urbanization in recent years causing health challenges, including air pollution, inadequate waste management, and the rising prevalence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in cities. Urban poverty is a significant concern, with  disparities by provinces. Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in urban areas requires targeted efforts to address these issues, ensuring inclusive, resilient, and sustainable urban development.

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