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06 Dec 2017 description

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L’étude sur le coût de la faim en Afrique (CDFA) est une initiative régionale menée par la Commission de l’Union Africaine à travers laquelle les pays sont en mesure d’estimer l’impact social et économique de la sous-nutrition chez l’enfant pour une année donnée. Au vu de l’importance des questions de nutrition pour le Mali, le Gouvernement a décidé de mettre en oeuvre cette étude afin d’apprécier les conséquences sociales et économiques de la sous-nutrition des enfants de moins de cinq ans dans le pays.

07 Jul 2017 description

Résumé

L’étude sur le coût de la faim en Afrique (CDFA) est une initiative régionale menée par la Commission de l’Union Africaine à travers laquelle les pays sont en mesure d’estimer l’impact social et économique de la sous-nutrition chez l’enfant pour une année donnée. Au vu de l’importance des questions de nutrition pour la RDC, le Gouvernement a décidé de mettre en oeuvre cette étude afin d’apprécier les conséquences sociales et économiques de la sous-nutrition des enfants de moins de cinq ans dans le pays.

07 Jul 2017 description

KINSHASA – The economy of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is losing 1.637 billion Congolese francs, or more than a billion dollars a year, to the effects of child undernutrition. This is equivalent to as much as 4.5 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).*

The social and economic costs of undernutrition are revealed in a new study released in Kinshasa today.

10 Mar 2017 description

Foreword

At least 368 million children in the world are fed daily at school through school feeding programmes that are run in varying degrees by national governments. School feeding not only nurtures children and improve their health, but they are also key in facilitating access to education as they increase school enrolment, attendance and completion. In addition, the health and educational benefits of school feeding have a lifelong impact.

26 Jan 2017 description

26 January 2017

South Africa ranks highest in the first Hunger and Nutrition Commitment Index– Africa (HANCI-Africa) launched today. Produced by the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) with African Union’s New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD).

12 Oct 2016 description
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L’étude sur le coût de la faim en Afrique (CDFA) est une initiative régionale menée par la Commission de l’Union africaine à travers laquelle les pays sont en mesure d’estimer l’impact social et économique de la sousnutrition chez l’enfant pour une année donnée. Douze pays ont participé initialement à cette étude.

03 Aug 2016 description

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The Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA): The Ghana Report

Over the past two decades, Ghana has made some progress in improving the nutritional status of children, particularly those under 5 years of age, recording a substantial reduction in the prevalence of stunting, wasting and underweight among these children. According to the most recent edition of the Ghana Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS), in 2011, stunting among children 5 years and younger was 23 percent, down from 30 percent in 1988.

04 Aug 2015 description

Port Louis, Mauritius, July 23 2015 – Mauritius has become the 15th member country in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) to sign its national Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Compact.

23 Jul 2015 description

The outbreak of Ebola virus disease in parts of West Africa was the largest, longest, most severe, and most complex in the nearly four-decade history of this disease. It is in this context that the African Union Commission (AUC) has organised the International Conference on Africa’s fight against Ebola under the theme “Africa helping Africans in the Ebola Recovery and Reconstruction”. The conference is currently ongoing in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

23 Jul 2015 description

“Agriculture can lift more people out of poverty than any other sector in Africa,” said Dr. Marcel Nwalozie, Head of the NEPAD Agency’s office in Senegal.

Dr. Nwalozie was addressing participants of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Information Support Seminar for Ministries of Agriculture in Dakar, Senegal.

24 Jun 2015 description
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10 Résultats issus de l’étude sur le coût de la faim au Burkina Faso

  1. Aujourd'hui, il y a plus d’enfants qui souffrent d’un retard de croissance au Burkina Faso qu'il y a 10 ans

  2. Seul un enfant sur trois souffrant de sous-nutrition a reçu une attention médicale adéquate

  3. La plupart des coûts de santé liés à la sous-nutrition se produisent avant que l'enfant n’atteigne l’âge de un an

  4. 40% des mortalités infantiles au Burkina Faso sont associées à la sous-nutrition.

13 May 2015 description
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New Study Reveals Huge Impact Of Hunger On Economy Of Malawi

LILONGWE – Malawi’s economy loses nearly MKW 150 billion (nearly US$600 million) annually due to the effects of child undernutrition. This is the alarming finding of a new study launched today in Lilongwe.

28 Feb 2014 description

Hunger Costs Rwanda US$820 Million Annually

A groundbreaking new study has revealed that the effects of hunger and undernutrition in Rwanda cost the country US$820 million (504 billion Rwanda francs) annually -- the equivalent of 11.5 percent of its annual GDP.

11 Oct 2013 description

The Cost of Hunger Study in Africa (COHA) is a project led by the African Union Commission (AUC) and the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency, and supported by the UN Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), and the UN World Food Programme (WFP). COHA is a multi-country study aimed at estimating the economic and social impacts of child undernutrition in Africa.

01 Aug 2013 description

The Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA) is an African Union Commission (AUC)-led initiative through which countries are able to estimate the social and economic impacts of child undernutrition. Twelve countries are participating in the study. Swaziland is part of the four first-phase countries.