Nepal and Ethiopia have travelled similar trajectories as nations. Both are ancient landlocked former monarchies, both suffered ruinous wars, both struggle with governance and corruption, both are now vibrant democracies, but poverty and disease are persistent and endemic in the two countries.

Compared with Ethiopia, however, Nepal has a much higher GDP per capita, is ahead in the ease of doing business, and Nepal has made much more progress in improving health indicators.  Continue reading this story at Nepal Times.

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