Content From a situation of widespread undernutrition, consuming fresh vegetables all year round has now become a reality for many Nepali households thanks to their expanding home gardens. But the stories they tell show that the benefits of home gardens are not limited to improving household nutrition. The gardens also help to empower women and conserve biodiversity, two much needed conditions for better family and community nutrition on a broader scale.
Author Jacob Zucker, Roshan Mehta, Roshan Pudasaini
Contributor ILEIA
Year Published 2014
Type of Initiative Case Studies
Country NEPAL
Link http://www.agriculturesnetwork.org/magazines/global/reclaiming-nutrition/diversifying-production