• AfDB approves US $1m grant to fight malnutrition in Borno

    AfDB approves US $1m grant to fight malnutrition in Borno

    Executive Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) have approved a US $1 million grant as emergency assistance to support the fight against malnutrition in Borno State.

    A statement from the AfDB said the Nigerian Minister of Health had declared a nutrition emergency in Borno State.

    In addition to that, the West and Central Africa Regional Food Security and Nutrition Working Group called on the entire international community to respond in order to prevent the situation from deteriorating further.

    The AfDB intervention will […]