Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Clinton promises to quadruple food aid

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced during his official visit to Tanzania to quadruple aid to fight child malnutrition in the African country to reach seven million dollars a year. According to Clinton, the administration of President Barack Obama has changed perceptions about child nutrition and has acted in reliance on scientific evidence indicates that good nutrition of a child in the first thousand days is essential, since it determines the rest of his life.

The officer met with Tanzanian Prime Minister, Mizengo Pinda, and Deputy Minister of Ireland, Eamon Gilmore, and talked with diplomats on the project that developed in Tanzania since last September called "Thousand Days of Nutrition." The trip by Secretary of State in Tanzania is part of his African tour, which began last Thursday in Zambia.

Clinton will travel to Ethiopia today, where he will visit the headquarters of the African Union will meet with the prime minister, Meles Zenawi.

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