Uganda gets Shs31 billion for nutrition

Published on 10 September 2010

The World Food Programme has said it has invested up to $14 million (about Shs31 billion) this year to fund nutrition programmes in Uganda. (..) “Food security and proper nutrition are closely linked,” Mr Stanlake Samkange, the WFP country drector, said yesterday. “WFP’s traditional emergency support to disaster-affected populations, combining nutrition with agriculture is a key part of WFP’s efforts to help the government eradicate hunger.”

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