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May 18, 2016

The U.S. Agency for International Development today shared the final results of its cutting-edge integrated health and nutrition program for Nepal. The five year, $57 Million “Suaahara” project (2011-2016), implemented by a consortium of organizations managed by Save the Children, benefitted more than 2.4 million Nepalis in 41 districts.  Over the life of the project, Suaahara steadily improved the nutrition and health practices of socially excluded and marginalized groups, particularly pregnant women and children under 2.

USAID's Business Literacy Program in Nepal
May 16, 2016

USAID's three-year, $4 million Business Literacy Project, is part of the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future Initiative in Nepal.

Policy Reform Initiative (PRI) Project
May 16, 2016

USAID’s Policy Reform Initiative Project supports the Government of Nepal to achieve inclusive economic growth in the agriculture sector to enhance and improve food security.

A Community Action Promoter & Reporter in Banke counsels a pregnant woman as part of H4L’s smartphone tracking activity.
May 16, 2016

USAID’s Health for Life project strengthens the Government of Nepal’s capacity to plan, manage, and deliver high-quality family planning and maternal, newborn and child health services.

Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia Nepal (CSISA-NP)
May 16, 2016

The Cereal Systems Initiative for South Asia (CSISA) aims to sustainably increase the productivity of cereal-based cropping systems to improve food security and farmers’ livelihoods in Nepal. CSISA works with public and private partners to support the widespread adoption of affordable and climate-resilient farming technologies and practices, such as improved varieties of maize, wheat, rice and pulses, and mechanization options for women.



America has stood with Nepal for 65 years and we continue to stand with Nepal as it regains its strength—with stronger homes, healthier families, abundant agricultural yields, and a more inclusive government. As we put the past year behind us, please take a moment to reflect on how far we have come, be mindful of the times when light shone through the dark, and know that in the coming years, the United States will journey onward with Nepal toward our shared vision – a more democratic, prosperous, and resilient Nepal.

Last updated: March 16, 2017

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