Nepal: an assessment on Food Security
di Vincenza Lofino | edito da: Equilibri.net – 12 settembre 2012
Food security is a basic human right1. This has been recognized by the government of Nepal who has given high importance to ensuring food security for all its citizens. Despite this, food security trends are declining: the national cereal deﬁcit is widening, affects of climate change are uncertain but drought episodes and ﬂooding are becoming more frequent, improvements in nutrition are insigniﬁcant and slow, and there is an increasing reliance on remittances as the main driver of economic growth.
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