Malnutrition in DR Congo Costing the Economy - Study
According to a joint report made public by the World Food Programme, the AU and other NGOs, the government could save millions by 2025 if the prevalence of underweight children is reduced from 11 to 5%, and if stunting is reduced from 43 to 10%.
WFP, 7 July 2017
The social and economic costs of undernutrition are revealed in a new study released in Kinshasa today. Read more »
A child in Linakofo IDP camp, northeastern DRC (file photo).
UN News, 7 July 2017
The economy of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) is losing as much as 4.5 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) to the effects of child undernutrition, according to a… Read more »