Critics of the government's national strategy, including the World Food Programme, note that current supplementary feeding
programmes for pregnant and lactating women, girls and children have failed to cover even their basic energy needs.
The visit was organized after regional forum held in May 2-12 in Lusaka (Zambia) dedicated to improve the quality of supplementary feeding
programs for children through home-enrichment in sub-Saharan Africa.
Almost EUR5million was also provided to the World Food Programme for support to the Supplementary Feeding
Despite the challenges, generous support from our donors has allowed us to treat over 126,000 malnourished children so far this year as well as providing vaccinations, clean water and blanket supplementary feeding
among other activities," Khan added.
Treating nearly 20,000 children for malnutrition and providing over 12,000 new mothers with supplementary feeding
, supporting community case management of common childhood illnesses by training 450 Community Health Workers are also part of the programme.
WFP Somalia will use the Saudi donation to scale up its existing supplementary feeding
operation to reach 600,000 children for two months.
They, as well as the rest of us, should consider supplementary feeding
using liquid fertilizer weekly and pray for sun
Georgia Warner of WFP says, "270,000 children (6-59 months) would receive targeted supplementary feeding
(supplementary plumpy) and 412,000 children (6-24 months) would receive blanket supplementary feeding
The early onset of winter with heavy snow starting back in November has resulted in cattle being brought in early and sheep requiring supplementary feeding
Wherever possible, land not under agri-environment management should be used for supplementary feeding
We have found that areas of supplementary feeding
tend to advance the egglaying date.
02 million for extension of the food aid program for displaced people through the distribution of food for all the displaced and the comprehensive supplementary feeding
program, which targets children in the age groups between 6-59 months.