Bijendra Man Shakya

Shakya is an associate professor of economics at Tribhuvan University.

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Trade tensions

One of the key objectives of Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s participation in the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland last week was to draw international attention to the investment summit scheduled for March this year.

Feast and famine

Is Nepal still devoted to farming as it was before? It would not be incorrect to say no. If the country’s food import bill for the last couple of years is any indication, the answer is an emphatic no.

Silk Road to the Southeast

The two-day ministerial meeting of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multisectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (Bimstec), that wrapped up in Kathmandu on 11 August has pushed for a free trade agreement among the seven member countries.

Listen to the experts

Speaking about his brainchild, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), at a programme in Kathmandu recently,

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