UNICEF Chief Focuses on Child Health, Climate Change on Visit to Mali

Published on 10 November 2009

The head of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said greater attention should be paid to the negative impact of climate change on the world's poorest and most vulnerable people, especially children (..). She praised a food-for-work programme in Timbuktu, supported by the World Food Programme (WFP), where women grow vegetables and rice on land that has been reclaimed from the advancing desert.

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