Volume 2017 Number 4
  • E-ISSN: 15645304


Home-based workers (HBWs) are vital to Nepal’s economy, comprising about one-third of its non-agricultural labour force. The contributions they make to the country’s economy cannot be discounted because they are in the informal sector. By producing products that are mostly exported, they contribute directly to GDP and to the preservation of cultural heritage.

Sustainable Development Goals:
Related Subject(s): International Trade and Finance
Countries: Nepal

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