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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…

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11 Dec 20

Project Update: Tackling Malnutrition in Bajura, One Year On

In November 2019, PHASE Worldwide and PHASE Nepal implemented a new project tackling malnutrition amongst mothers and children in Bajura, Nepal. Funded by the Waterloo Foundation, this project aims to achieve this goal by improving nutritional practices during the first 1,000 days of life. One year into the project, we are delighted to report on the…

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24 Jul 20

Project Update: Addressing Malnutrition in Mugu

Since early 2018, PHASE has been delivering a three-year DFID funded project in Mugu, aimed at reducing the high levels of malnutrition prevalent in the region, particularly amongst children. The project has recently concluded its second year, which has given us the opportunity to reflect on both the progress and success of the…

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27 May 20

Addressing Inequalities for Zero Hunger

According to the 2020 Global Nutrition Report (GNR), overcoming deep inequities within food and health systems is central to ending malnutrition. The unjust systems and processes that engender these inequities must also be challenged in our progression towards creating a world free from malnutrition. Investing in nutrition and ending inequity are intertwined goals, and in order to overcome the global nutrition crisis equitably, we must…

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29 Mar 20

Fighting Hunger in Nepal

Ensuring food security is a key part of our integrated health, education and livelihoods projects. The term ‘food security’ is widely understood as the ability of all people at all times to have access to sufficient and nutritious food. The achievement of food security is a universal aim, with recent…

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24 Feb 20

Project Update: Addressing Malnutrition in Mugu

A good nutrition-base sets a solid foundation for all aspects of life. Incorporating nutritional education into our primary health care support and agricultural training will be beneficial for strengthening health amongst women and children living in some of Nepal’s most rural communities. These efforts will also play a role in…

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16 Dec 19

Tackling Malnutrition in the First 1,000 Days of Life

We are delighted to announce that we have received funding to launch a two-year project working with mothers and children in three areas of Bajura: Rugin, Bichhaya, and Kolti. Bajura has been selected for this project due to high malnutrition rates and a lack of primary healthcare service provision. This…

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14 Nov 19

Nourishing People and Planet Together

Updates from the Scaling Up Nutrition Global Gathering 2019 in Kathmandu. The Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Global Gathering, held in Kathmandu earlier this month, mobilised a global response to address multi-dimensional aspects negatively impacting nutrition. The conference aim was to reflect on challenges, review progress, and share learning. Attended by…

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16 Oct 19

World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated on October 16th every year. It marks a day of collective action by over 125 countries to encourage healthy and sustainable food choices for all as well as sustainable food production and distribution. Many communities around the world are increasingly impacted by the effects of…

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