During the policy dialogue on Market System Resilience organized by DPNet Nepal, Dr. Sridhar Thapa, WFP emphasized through his presentation the comprehensive understanding of markets, encompassing physical establishments and online platforms. He stressed the significance of supply and consumer value chains, as well as market transparency, in ensuring stability. Dr. Thapa highlighted the vulnerability of market systems to various shocks and identified challenges faced by Nepal's market performance and resilience, such as issues with road networks, informal markets, data gaps, and government policies. He emphasized the importance of analyzing India's influence on Nepal's market power and conducting district-level market performance assessments.
Dr. Sridhar Thapa