FAO in Nepal

FAO concludes workshop on impacts of global 5F crisis on agriculture and food systems in Lumbini

FAOR Ken Shimizu, Yam Narayan Devkota, Secretary from MoLMAC and Bamdev Chhetri Vice Chairperson from PPC (Right to Left)
16/08/2022

In collaboration with the Provincial Planning Commission and the  Ministry of Land Management, Agriculture and Cooperatives in Lumbini, FAO Nepal conducted a consultation workshop on the impacts of the global crisis (Russia-Ukraine conflict) on the agriculture and food security situation in Lumbini province, particularly from the perspective of the 5F (food, feed, fertilizer, fuel and finance) aspects.  The objective of the consultation was to assess and identify impacts of price hikes, food shortages and other challenges affecting food security and agricultural production in Lumbini Province. The workshop was the first in a series of seven provincial level consultations planned throughout the country.