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Content related to: food security, nutrition, food safety, food storage, consumption
Food insecurity ranges from hunger through fear of starvation to extreme famine, and can be either chronic or transitory. Despite food production increases in past decades, there are over 800 million people worldwide who are chronically hungry, and up to 2 billion people lacking food security.

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Climate change Adaptation Workshop at ASHA
Climate change adaptation (CCA) considers identifying and undertaking the actions to adapt to climate extremes and variability and has economic and social value both in dealing with today’s climate related concerns and also to withstand the future changes in climate related risk by building climate resilient pathways. The main objective of this workshop is to learn the best practices from...
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Real Business Women – Business Literacy, HVAP Jumla
Real Business Women – Business Literacy, HVAP Jumla Lorina Sthapit and Kaushal Shrestha, IFAD Nepal “My husband says we have 300 apple trees. I have no choice but to believe him since I don’t know how to count,” said Mayadevi Rawat, a member of Kalika Vegetable and Fruits Production Group in Umghat VDC of Jumla District. Like Mayadevi, most women farmers of Umghat...
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Stories from the Field: Bringing light to Humla
Text: Kaushal Man Shrestha & Lorina Sthapit Photos: Suraj Shakya & Lorina Sthapit For the people of Kharpel, electricity was once a phenomenon many had only heard stories about. The times have changed, however, with a micro hydropower station built under the initiative of WUPAP in 2009. “I can now do my homework at night after I finish all the chores,” said 12 year-old...
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