Impact of COVID-19 on Food Security in Nepal

  • Daya Raj Subedi Mid-western University
Keywords: Availability, COVID-19, Employment, Food Security, Impact, Lockdown, Nepal


The outbreak of COVID-19 has brought Nepal into the standstill and most of the economic activities have been suspended with the imposition of lockdown. There are significant impacts visible in the food security of Nepal. Question remains- how has the COVID-19 pandemic affected the food security in Nepal? The secondary data were used to find the answer to the question. Because of lockdown, the food security has been threatened by the reduction of purchasing power of the household as well as disruption of national and international food supply chains.