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ASIA AND PACIFIC COMMISSION ON AGRICULTURAL STATISTICS TWENTY-SIXTH SESSION Thimphu, Bhutan, 15-19 February 2016 Agenda Item 6.4 Food and Nutrition Security; A Status Report of Nepal
Abstract:
THis report includes Food security and nutrition: An Approach paper to the Thirteenth Plan (FY 2013/14-15/16). It includes strategies like Make necessary arrangements in food-and-nutrition-insecure areas and communities for solving the food crisis in the short and the long term. -Implement targeted programmes for raising the production of suitable high-value commodities in those areas most vulnerable to food insecurity. -Ensure food security (food availability, stability in use, and continuity) through the protection, promotion and efficient use of agro-biodiversity and the development and expansion of climate change-adaptive technologies, and -Create an efficient regulatory mechanism to ensure that foodstuff is clean and healthy. The status of food-and-nutrition security in vulnerable areas will have improved, market infrastructures such as storage facilities and collection centers will have been enhanced, modern technology and equipment will be used in food-related research, standards for the import and export of foodstuff will have been established. #FOODBALANCE #CEREALPRODUCTION #PROTEIN #PRODUCTS #MDGs
Publisher: GON, FAO Type / Script:
Progress Report  in  English
Keywords:
FOOD, FOOD CONSUMPTION, FOOD SECURITY, RIGHT TO FOOD, NUTRITION, HEALTH, SANITATION, DRINKING WATER, AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT, HOUSEHOLDS, CASTE, LIFE EXPECTANCY, EMPLOYMENT, IRRIGATION, ENERGY CONSUMPTION, ELECTRICITY, FUELS, GOVERNANCE, CLIMATE CHANGE, LIVESTOCK, TECHNOLOGY, DIARRHOEA, EDUCATION, LOCAL DEVELOPMENYT, DEVELOPMENT,FUNDS, CAPACITY BUILDING
Thematic Group:
FAO, (2016)
Thesaurus:
10.01.00 - Food And Nutrition
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Feeder: PRABIGYA MANANDHAR, Editor: , Auditor:
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