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Attempts Under Way in Burkina Faso to Improve Child Nutrition

A third of children under the age of five in Burkina Faso are chronically malnourished, something that the Ministry of Health says is not always due to lack of food, but a lack of the right foods.  Now, in the village of Bougounam, in the northern part of the country, a group of women from one village have started training women how to better cook foods to retain nutrients and plan meals to ensure balanced nutrition. Thirty-four-year-old Salimata Sana squats beside a small fire in her ...

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