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The WFP-assisted development project in support of the national plan to combat anaemia and iron deficiency aims at achieving the following direct outcomes through its various components:
 
- contributing to the reduction of anaemia prevalence amongst children from six months to three years of age;
- contributing to the reduction of anaemia prevalence among children aged four and five;
- improving the feeding habits and practices among households;
- strengthening food and nutritional surveillance;
- achieving the production of micronutrient enriched flour by local counterparts; and
- strengthening the handling and warehousing of corn-soya blend (CSB) and micronutrient enriched flour by local counterparts.
 
WFP Offices
Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries263,654
Beneficiary needs (mt)1,797
Beneficiary needs ($US)2,244,600
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributions-
Threats to food security
  • Hurricanes
  • Dearth of iron-rich food
  • Low sanitation levels