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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 4, Issue 5, Part C (2018)

Food security practices of Chepang community of Nepal

Author(s)
Dr. Maya Nath Ghimire
Abstract
Food security indirectly plays vital role for under five years children's health, which helps physical and mental growth. In this relation the study has explored the main objectives to explore and analyse the food security and breast feeding in the study area. In total 511 Non-Chepang, 365 (71.42%) had food sufficiency whereas out of 736 Chepang, 262 (34.65%) had food sufficiency. The data show that Chepang community had more food crisis than the non-Chepang community, which can determine the nutrition status of Children in both communities. The study was conducted in rural area of Chitawan and Makawanpur districts of Nepal among 1250 respondents.
Pages: 172-177  |  267 Views  10 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Maya Nath Ghimire. Food security practices of Chepang community of Nepal. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(5): 172-177.
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