Rupandehi Food Security Situation july-november 2013

The Overall Food Security situation is Nominally Food Insecure.Here 5% population are in Phase two in this monitoring cycle. HHs have sufficient food stock for 9-12 month mainly from recent harvest of paddy and maize which was main summer Crops of the district. Seasional Agri production(veg,mushroom,fish, and their sale was normal. Similarly livestock (milk, goat, chicken) sale was also good. Employment opportunities from some agriculture & construction works including Factory are reportedly available. Sufficient food stock in the market to fulfill the demand and the price of rice is also normal(increased by 4 percent compare to last year). No natural disaster causing food loss and civil security was normal during this cycle. Market stock also for 6 month . No disease outbreak and nutritional status was only 0.5 %.

3 Month Outlook

The food security situation of the Distirct will remain the same as minimally foodinsecure. HH food stock will be sufficient or more than 4 months from previous harvest(paddy and Maize). Purchasing capacity will be continued Form Sale of cash crop and livestock product . Similarly there will be income from remittance and employment opportunity will also be available in agriculture & factory. Market price may be stable due to sufficient stock and good road network and market stock will remain same. People will rely on traditional mechanism as wage,sell of cash crops, out-migration. Winter main crop Wheat will also growing normally because of timly showing,normal rainfall,easy access of fertilizer and use of improved seed.