Stories Tagged 'Food security'

An unequal platter

Apr 15 2019

Pregnant women, lactating mothers and children aged 6-24 months in five districts in Karnali and in Solukhumbu district in Province 1 have been deprived of nutritious food for the last two months due to the inability of the local governments to buy fortified flour on time.
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Urban agriculture boosts food security, keeps the environment clean and creates jobs
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Global food security can be ensured by sharing knowledge and experience among partners to promote irrigated agriculture
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The Ministry of Agricultural Development with the support of the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), has launched a new online Food Security Information System to map and visualise patterns of food security, poverty and malnutrition in Nepal.
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Despite recording a bumper harvest, six districts in the country grappled with the problem of high food insecurity in between mid-November and mid-March because of poor summer crop production, rapidly depleting household food stocks, geographic remoteness and poor income, says a latest report.
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Community seed banks are an effective platform to maintain traditional crop varieties and improved seed management
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