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What are Zambia's priorities?

Date Published: 
06/15/2010
Summary: 

“Yes, 45 per cent of Zambian children are stunted! And yes, Zambia is among the ten most malnourished countries in the world! But how is that possible in a country that is experiencing a bumper harvest this year?” (..) According to Ms. Miniva Chibuye, Coordinator of the JCTR's Social Conditions Programme, these school feeding programmes have “the potential of being a practical way of responding to the issue of chronic poverty.” That's why they have been encouraged and supported by the GRZ Ministry of Education, the UN World Food Programme, and several other groups that were involved with the study and present at last week's launch.