Malnutrition In Sub Saharan Africa

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An enormous amount of crucial issues are holding the world back from achieving global development, of which high levels of malnutrition… When a person does not get the proper amount of nutrients, whether more or less than required, malnutrition becomes a concern. In fact, it is the world 's greatest single contributor to disease. Malnutrition can be related to nearly all of the Millennium Development Goals, thus reducing the chances to achieve any of them.
The Sub-Saharan part of Africa has one of the highest rates of malnutrition in the world with one in every four people chronically malnourished. Moreover, in this area, the number of malnourished individuals has significantly increased over the past few years with 176 million in 1990
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Treatment procedures for malnutrition have become slightly more effective in the past few years. Unfortunately, most patients, particularly those in rural regions, do not have access to these more developed treatments and may never have the chance to attend a proper health care setting.
Malnutrition is not caused by a simple lack of food. Poverty, inequality, lack of education, climate and environmental changes are major factors that cause malnutrition…
In sub-Saharan Africa, agriculture is crucial to equitable economic progress, and the future health and nutrition of Africans depend mostly on its development.
Over 70% of Africans ' nourishment is made up of locally grown foods. However, food insecurity and climate change are affecting the agriculture-based culture.
In the past two decades or so, a new technology has surfaced as a potential resolution to “solving” world hunger. Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are “plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from bacteria, viruses, or other plants and
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Another part of the project studied ways and methods to increase the levels of iron, zinc, and vitamin A through food preparation techniques, which were then applied to the region’s diet and nutrition.
Senior officials and ministers responsible for health, food or agriculture and other parts of nutrition adopted the Rome Declaration on Nutrition and a Framework for Action, which set out recommendations for regulations, policies and programs to tackle nutrition across multiple sectors. 


The adoption was made in Rome, at the inaugural of the Second International Conference on Nutrition, which was organized and arranged by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). 


The Rome Declaration on Nutrition emphasizes on the right of everyone to have access to secure, sufficient and healthy food, and commits governments to preventing malnutrition in all its forms.
For The Framework for Action, governments have the principal role and responsibility for addressing nutrition problems and challenges, acting in dialogue with a wide range of stakeholders including civil society, the private sector and affected

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