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Nepal

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Summary
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Threats to Food Security: 
  • High Food Prices
  • Frequent Natural Disasters
  • Geographical Isolation
  • Climate Change
Latitude: 
27.6939297
Longitude: 
85.3157272
legacy ID: 
524
ISO31661_Char2Code: 
NP
ISO31661_Char3Code: 
NPL
ISO31661_NumberCode: 
524
ISO31661_Name: 
Nepal
Facts and Figures
Climate: 
Cool summers and harsh winters in the north, subtropical summers and mild winters in the south
Terrain: 
Flat river (Ganges) plain in the south, hilly central area, mountainous north
Food production: 
Rice, corn, wheat, millet, barley, sugar cane, root crops, milk, water buffalo meat
Annual harvest: 
December-January and April-May
Agricultural production (% of GDP): 
43
Human Development Index: 
0.534
Children under weight for age (% of children under 5): 
38.8
Population undernourished (% of total pop.): 
16
Global hunger index - label: 
Alarming
Global hunger index - value: 
20
infant mortality rate per 1000 live birth - 2005 UNDP : 
56
Crisis
Crisis Active: 
No Crisis