Nepal is in need of aroundUS$20 million to help the farmers as likely one million people face threat of prolonged food insecurity, says United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
The FAO has found that six district of Nepal has been adversely affected by the April 25th devastating Earthquake.
The districts including – Sindhupalchowk, Gorkha, Dhadhing, Dolakha, Nuwakot and Rasuwa – have lost their stored crops of rice, maize, wheat and millet, said UN Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric.
Similarly, the earthquake destroyed destroyed farming tools, kitchen gardens and supplies of fertilizer and caused significant damage to small-scale irrigation, according to an FAO-led Agricultural Livelihood Impact Appraisal.
UN also said that some 16 percent of cattle and 36 percent of poultry were destroyed in the earthquakes.
Over 8,000 people have lost their lives in the recent earthquake in Nepal.