The Nepal government and the United Nations Development Project (UNDP) have recently concluded an agreement for providing US $2,5 million for the implementation of the ambitious Micro Enterprises Development Programme (MEDEP). MEDEP is being implemented by the ministry of industry with support from several partner organisations and other government ministries. Its purpose is to contribute to the government's overall aim of poverty alleviation by fostering the establishment of micro industries by low-income families.
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