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Review of regulatory monitoring system for fortified foods in Nepal (English)

Salt and wheat flour are the two main foods and condiments that are fortified with vitamins and minerals on a large scale in Nepal. The objective of this exercise was to review and document the regulatory monitoring systems (legal framework, internal, external and commercial monitoring) for fortified salt and wheat flour in order to draw lessons that could identify constraints and weaknesses and develop recommendations for changes that will improve the efficiency, effectiveness and sustainability of the systems in Nepal and also provide valuable lessons for other countries. ... See More +

Other Health Study 68377 FEB 09, 2012


Nutrition in Nepal : a national development priority (English)

This working paper includes the following headings: good nutrition: a foundation for development; malnutrition and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs); investments in nutrition yield high returns; need to act in the first 1000 days to improve nutrition; undernutrition is a serious problem in Nepal; determinants of undernutrition in Nepal; and the way forward. ... See More +

Working Paper 68378 JAN 01, 2012