Monday, June 13, 2011

Clinton announced that U.S. aid increases fourfold child malnutrition

.- The U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, announced today during his official visit to Tanzania, where he arrived yesterday, that the U.S. will quadruple your help to fight child malnutrition in the African country to reach seven million per year. According to Clinton, the administration of the current U.S.

president, Barack Obama has changed perceptions about child nutrition and has acted on the basis of scientific evidence indicates that good nutrition of a child in its first thousand days is essential, since that determines the rest of his life. Clinton, who met in Dar es Salaam Tanzanian Prime Minister, Mizengo Pinda, and Deputy Minister of Ireland, Eamon Gilmore, spoke to the diplomats about the project that developed in Tanzania since last September, "A Thousand Days Nutrition.

" U.S. Secretary of State said that the problem of food should be a central theme in the UN General Assembly next September and urged Pinda to make emphasis on it when you go to the meeting. "The cognitive and physical development is at risk especially after the birth of the child, and is directly related to how it feeds," said Clinton, who said that his project requires the union of governments, the private sector and civil society organizations.

For Clinton, the biggest challenge of the international community in its fight against child malnutrition is to act united and homogeneous, and the development of the "thousand days of Nutrition should be the cornerstone for future actions to permanently eliminate the problem. In another act, the U.S.

representative said that Tanzania has enough water, land, resources and farmers with initiative, so that with better seeds and irrigation systems could quickly increase their productivity. "The U.S. government has always urged Tanzania to continue improving its agricultural potential to reduce poverty, because it would have to reach the solution of every problem presented to it," Clinton said during his visit.

The trip by Secretary of State in Tanzania is part of his African tour, which began last Thursday in Zambia. Tomorrow, Clinton will travel to Ethiopia, where he will visit the headquarters of the African Union will meet with the prime minister, Meles Zenawi.

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