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US$100 million of Aliko Dangote to fight malnutrition in Nigeria

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has pledged a whopping US$100 million over five years to tackle malnutrition in his home country Nigeria, reports from the commercial capital Lagos said last week. This comes at a time when the recently released Global Nutrition Report 2017 showed that despite progress 155 million children globally are stunted and […]

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Is the world close to ending rural hunger?

As humanity commemorated World Food Day on 16 October 2017, 800 million people remained chronically hungry across many parts of the planet, where food production is believed to be all-time high. To honour this occasion, the Brookings published an update on the progress in ending the rural component of global hunger to see if there […]

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Rising economic inequality affects children’s future: UNICEF

The rate of child marriages has not decreased in decades and the number of children not attending school continues to climb worldwide, especially in developing countries. Besides, millions of children could die from mainly preventable deaths by 2030. These are just few of the findings included in the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) recent report, […]

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