FAO / WFP: Food Security Assessment Mission to Nepal

27 July 2007
The overall objective of the assessment was to have a better understanding of chronic and transitory (disaster-affected, short-term) food insecurity by assessing the 2007 winter cereal crops, current food availability, market access and food utilization situation in the country at national, sub-national and household levels so that appropriate actions can be taken by the government and the international community to minimize the impact of potential food insecurity.

Source/Methodolgy: Interviews and household-level food consumption, poverty, under-nourishment analyses by using Nepal Living Standards Survey II (2003/04) data, which is the second multi-topic national household survey conducted by the CBS.

Sector: Food Security & Livelihood