Fredrick Mbate at Osire settlement's supplementary feeding centre

(Copyright: WFP/Irene Kyomuhangi) 

In Namibia, Frederic Fights Malnutrition In The Kitchen

Frederic Mbate has perfect qualifications for working in the supplementary feeding centre at Osire refugee settlement in central Namibia. Prior to leaving Rwanda in 2002, he used to be a hotel kitchen assistant.

Overview

Namibia is an upper-middle-income country with perennial food deficits, recurring droughts and floods, high rates of chronic malnutrition - and a high rate of HIV/AIDS among people of working age.

Threats to Food Security
  • Structural Poverty
  • Recurrent natural disasters
  • Pest Infestations
  • HIV/AIDS

 

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