Lusaka: “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?” Well, that’s a question that kept coming in my head last week when I was attending the launch of a new JCTR study on school feeding programmes in Zambia. And I’m sure I’m not alone in asking just what in the world is going on in government policies, international aid strategies, NGO and church programmes and family practices that we could have so much food but so many hungry in Zambia today! Read more here.
Posted on June 30, 2010 by idasa