Mugu Articles

26 Aug 21

Project Update: Addressing Malnutrition in Mugu

According to the recent Multidimensional Poverty Index Report, which was published by the Government of Nepal, the Karnali District in the Far West is home to the highest number of people living in poverty in Nepal. It states that nearly 40% of people in the region are classified as living…

18 Jan 21

January 2021 Update: Addressing Malnutrition in Mugu

Mugu is one of Nepal’s most rural and isolated districts. Due to the region’s limited road network and mountainous terrain, 93% of people in Mugu are reliant on the crops they can grow at home to support their incomes. However, high altitudes and a harsh regional climate make agriculture increasingly difficult and food scarcity is common. Malnutrition…