Donor Complicity

Donor Complicity: A troubling Emergence in Nepali Politics

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Donors and multilateral institutions must not continue to ignore corruption to fulfil their own objectives. Nepal currently has unprecedented opportunities for economic development along with establishing practices of good governance. These opportunities include a changing demography, the availability of cheap resources, political stability, federalism, geopolitical competition, and remittance. But this …

CIAA Commissioner Implicated in Corruption

Jumping on the Gravy Train

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Just before Dashain in 2018, the Oli government brought a policy limiting sugar imports, triggering a massive rise in sugar prices in the market. The sugar policy was brought to ‘protect’ the domestic farmers and industries. But it turned out that the domestic industry was intent on fleecing Nepali consumers, …