Stories Tagged 'Food security'
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.full story »
Urban agriculture boosts food security, keeps the environment clean and creates jobsfull story »
Global food security can be ensured by sharing knowledge and experience among partners to promote irrigated agriculturefull story »
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.full story »
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.full story »
Community seed banks are an effective platform to maintain traditional crop varieties and improved seed management full story »