Food and nutrition security in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region.

  title={Food and nutrition security in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region.},
  author={Golam Rasul and Abid Hussain and Bidhubhusan Mahapatra and Narendra Dangol},
  journal={Journal of the science of food and agriculture},
  volume={98 2},
The status of food and nutrition security and its underlying factors in the Hindu-Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is investigated. In this region, one third to a half of children (<5 years of age) suffer from stunting, with the incidence of wasting and under-weight also being very high. The prevalence of stunting, wasting and under-weight in children is particularly high in some mountain areas such as Meghalaya state in India, the western mountains and far-western hills of Nepal, Balochistan… 
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