Community Nutrition and Food Security Project (CNFSP)

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Community Nutrition and Food Security Project (CNFSP)

The Community Nutrition and Food Security Project (NFSP) has completed its three-year planned activities (October 2013 to December 2016) and is in a transitional phase (January to March 2017). The project was implemented in six VDCs in southern Dhading District; namely Jogimara, Dhusa, Benighat, Mahadevsthan, Gajuri and Pida. Targeting the marginalized Chepang communities of the VDCs, the project aimed to improve the nutritional status of Chepang communities, focussing on women and children under the age of 5.

Key Activities

i. Working in consultation with DHO Nutrition Department to improve nutrition for pregnant and lactating women and children under 5.

ii. Increasing food access and availability through household production and Income Generation activities.

iii. Increased capacity of Shanti Nepal & Nepal Chepang Association members to implement and manage food security programming.