Moving Up the Ladder: Poverty Reduction and Social Mobility in Nepal

World Bank Nepal and Samriddhi Foundation is organizing an Econ-ity discussion on poverty reduction and social mobility in Nepal based on an upcoming report by the World Bank titled“Moving Up the Ladder”.

Econ-ity is an award-winning regular media forum hosted by Samriddhi Foundation since 2012 to create a discourse on contemporary economic issues, which is continued through an online platform as well.

Moving Up the Ladder attempts to contribute to the public discourse around poverty reduction and long term economic development and the fundamental question of how to build, share and sustain prosperity in Nepal, for all Nepalis, today and in the future.

The program will be chaired by Honorable Dr. Yuba Raj Khatiwada, Vice-Chairperson, National Planning Commission and will be moderated by Mr. Sujeev Shakya, Nepal Economic Forum. The panel will comprise of Dr. Swarnim Wagle – Former Member, NPC, Dr. Shailesh Tiwari – World Bank and Dr. Deepak Thapa – Social Science Baha.