Food insecurity, undernourishment deepen in South Asia (Nepal News)
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“Food insecurity and undernourishment are deepening lately in the South Asia including Nepal, according to the 2023 Global Food Policy Report prepared by the International Food Policy Research Institute,” writes Nepal News in a story dedicated to the presentation of the 2023 Global Food Policy Report in Nepal on June 20, 2023.
COVID-19 pandemic, Russia-Ukraine war, implications of various natural disasters, energy crisis, global rise in prices of food, petroleum products and fertilizer and political instability have been mentioned as contributors to increasing food insecurity in the entire South Asia.
“The recovery and development of food systems in South Asia face multiple challenges,” according to the report.
Read the article.
Republished in Himalayan News.