Himalayan foods: healthy and nutritious crop varieties

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Brief description of eight underutilized crops in rural Nepal that have become the focus of efforts to promote a healthier lifestyle and marketplace for farmers and locals in Nepal.

Sustainable Fisheries and Aquaculture for Food Security and Nutrition

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A report developed by a high level panel of experts to address a frequently overlooked but extremely important part of world food and nutrition security: the role and importance of fish in seeking food and nutrition security for all.

CBD Notification 2014-105 – Peer review of the State of Knowledge Review on the Interlinkages between Biodiversity and Human Health

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The Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD)  in collaboration with WHO and other partners are in the process of finalizing a State of Knowledge Review on Biodiversity and Health Inter-linkages. The draft chapters of the State of Knowledge review have been posted on the CBD website for peer review. They can be accessed at http://www.cbd.int/en/health/stateofknowledge  and […]

Home Gardening for Improved Livelihoods in Nepal: A Video About Home Gardens


The Home Garden project’s interventions have been highly successful in improving the nutritional status of families from poor and disadvantaged groups. Home gardens are also reducing economic vulnerability through income generated by sale of surplus products and reduced expenditure for vegetables, fruits and meat. This video highlights the overall achievements from the three phases of […]