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UK Minister for International Development visits WFP nutrition activities

UK Minister for International Development visits Diourbel 1

Minister Stephen O'Brien arrives at Kael, a rural community near the city of Diourbel.  Minister O'Brien and staff discuss WFP activities in the village. 

UK Minister for International Development visits Diourbel 2

Gnagna Ndiaye, WFP nutrition Programme Officer explains to Minister O'Brien WFP methodology for nutrition programmes. To his right are Wanja Kaaria, Deputy Director of WFP in Senegal, and Sophie Ndong, WFP responsible for translation. 

UK Minister for International Development visits Diourbel 3

Following Senegalese tradition known as "téranga", the president of the rural community in Kael offers a cane of wisdom and a traditional music instrument as welcoming gifts to Minister O'Brien. 

UK Minister for International Development visits Diourbel 4

WFP staff verify the identity of a cereal bank member before handing out a food ration. 

UK Minister for International Development visits Diourbel 5

Minister O'Brien hands a bag of rice to a member of the cereal bank in Kael. 

UK Minister for International Development visits Diourbel 6

Minister O'Brien talks to mothers with children suffering from malnutrition. 

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Minister O'Brien gives porridge made with enriched flour to a moderately malnourished child supported by WFP. 

 UK Minister for International Development visits WFP nutrition activities in Kael, near the city of Diourel.