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Colombia: Authorities Launch "Nutrition and Tradition" contest


The Ministry of Health and Social Protection of Colombia, Alejandro Gaviria, and WFP Representative, Praveen Agrawal, launched today the “National Contest for the Recognition of Popular Practices, Habits and Knowledge on Health, Nutrition and Feeding.” The goal is to gather knowledge from the traditional wisdom that helps improve the food and nutritional security of the Colombian people. Members of various communities and municipalities participated in the event, and shared with the audience their experiences in health, nutrition and feeding.