Burkina Faso: Farming cuts back hunger-watch

Published on 10 August 2009

For village health volunteers in Burkina Faso who help track malnutrition in their rural communities, farm work during the rainy season takes precedence over their volunteerism, according to the NGO Save the Children. (..) Families with malnourished children receive flour, oil and sugar from the UN World Food Programme as well as soap from Save the Children and green bean seeds from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

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