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SMALL AREA ESTIMATION OF FOOD INSECURITY AND UNDERNUTRITION IN NEPAL
Abstract:
Poverty, food insecurity, under nutrition and morbidity in Nepal are characterized by regional variation.Factors such as proneness to natural disasters, distribution and quality of land, access to education and health facilities, level of infrastructure development, employment opportunities, and dietary and hygiene practices provide possible explanations. The objectives outlined in the Three Year Interim Plan (TYIP) for 2010/11-12/13 • To ensure food and nutrition security, • To make the agriculture sector competitive and business-oriented, with increased production and productivity, • To reduce poverty by increasing employment and income generating opportunities in the agriculture sector, • To minimize adverse effects of environment, climate variability, and climate change in the agriculture sector, • To develop cooperatives for agriculture development, • To develop human resources for the management of a sustainable agriculture development process. Poverty#foodpoverty#undernutrition#childhealth#caloric#foodinsecurity#economicpoverty#
Publisher: GoV, WFP Type / Script:
Progress Report  in  English
Keywords:
POVERTY, FOOD REQUIREMENTS, MALNUTRITION, NUTRITION EDUCATION, NUTRITION PROGRAMMES, FOOD SHORTAGE, FOOD SUPPLY, RIGHT TO FOOD, MALNUTRITION, FOOD RESOURCES
Thematic Group:
WFP, (2014)
Thesaurus:
10.01.00 - Food And Nutrition
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