The present volume of the “Report on Rural Development in CIRDAP Member Countries-2013” is the twelfth in series of bi-annual reports on the topical theme on ‘Youth in Development’ prepared by the Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific (CIRDAP). The Centre prepares the report as a part of its efforts to promote technical cooperation and support and further the effectiveness of integrated rural development (IRD) programmes in the Asia-Pacific region.