Yes – STUNTING CAN BE REVERSED – BY MARTYN FOOT

October 2014 - Joint Aid Management - JAM South Africa

Yes – STUNTING CAN BE REVERSED – BY MARTYN FOOT

In a recent article in the Guardian[1], a study has proven that stunting can be reversed. An organisation, Young Lives, has been studying 12,000 children who were undernourished in their early years since 2002 in Peru, Vietnam, Ethiopia and India, measuring all aspects of their physical, cognitive and social development. Their results show that 50%

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Planting Seeds of change in Orange Farm on World Food Day

Our theme for this year’s World Food Day was, “Imparting growth to the next generation”, on the morning of 16 October 2014, agricultural groups from various locations in Orange Farm made their way to Ebenezer Day Care Centre where we were to have our celebrations. Whilst the community and household farmers filled up the tent,

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The right to food and growth

Yesterday Oxfam released a report titled, “Hidden Hunger in South Africa: The Faces of Hunger and Malnutrition in a Food Secure Nation.” During this World Hunger Action Month, it is important to realise that much is still needed to address hunger in South Africa.  The report states that, “15 million South Africans are on the

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