Stunted children have a higher grade repetition rate. In Egypt, grade repetition cost the country 271 million Egyptian Pounds. Copyright: WFP/Laure Melo
CAIRO - Egypt lost an estimated 20.3 billion Egyptian pounds (US$3.7 billion) or 1.9 percent of Gross Domestic Product in 2009 as a result of child undernutrition, according to a study launched today in Cairo.
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