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WFP takes steps to stabilize and improve nutritional and food security in Pakistan

Date Published: 
04/05/2012
Summary: 

The World Food Program (WFP) is taking practical steps to stabilize and improve the nutritional and food security levels in different areas in Pakistan through ‘Wawa Mum’ and ‘Acha Mum’ products produced in Pakistan. "Wawa Mum" is an instant nutrition for young children and ‘Acha Mum’ is a supplementary food for malnourished children. (..) “We are using these products in the Community based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) program in selected districts of Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. It helped to treat nearly half a million malnourished children,” Amjad Jamal, spokesperson of WFP Pakistan, told Arab News.