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Low carbon competitiveness in Nepal

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K. Ellis
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This analysis suggests that over the next 10 years, global trade patterns will be transformed by climate change, international mitigation, and natural-resource scarcity, resulting in an inevitable shift over time to a low-carbon global economy.

What impact would such a shift have on Nepal’s competitiveness and growth and how should policy-makers and businesses respond? This report examines how these issues could play out over the next decade with a particular focus on the energy, forestry and tourism sectors. It has identified potential opportunities and threats to Nepal’s competitiveness and growth, and possible policy responses.