Shraddha Gautam is a fellow at Nepal Economic Forum. She graduated from University of Delhi with a major in Economics.

Spillover Effects Along the ABC

It was in 1996, after Jimmy Roberts first introduced a map of the trail, that trekking to Annapurna Base Camp (ABC) gained popularity. The trekking route has opened up new opportunities and experiences for locals and had dynamic social and economic spillovers. SANITATION Starting from Nayapul (1010m), there are teashops and guesthouses at an interval…