WFP to help curb anaemia in India

Published on 05 July 2010

Madhya Pradesh Minister(..) on Monday inaugurated a nutrition project specifically for the benefit of the marginalised Sahariya people of the state. The project-Wheat Flour Fortification- will be implemented in the districts of Guna, Shivpuri and Sheopur by the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), in collaboration with the Department of Tribal Welfare of the Government of Madhya Pradesh. WFP India Deputy Country Director Matthew Mcilvenna said: “This project is the first of its kind, as it will enable us to reach out to the highly undernourished and marginalised Sahariya community with fortified food directly at the village level.”

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