Noguchi, IFPRI table interventions to boost Ghana’s school feeding programme (Ghana Web)
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Ghana’s school feeding program is set to receive a major boost in the coming years, writes Ghana Web.
The Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR) and the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in collaboration with other major stakeholders introduced the school launch intervention policy in Accra. The project is designed to play an important role in long-term human capital formation by improving young children’s nutrition conditions and learning performances.
Dr. Futoshi Yamauchi, a senior research fellow in the Markets, Trade, and Institutions division at IFPRI, presented a comprehensive outline of the project.
He later explained that a thorough assessment of the project would be conducted after its year-long pilot to determine its next phase. However, he expressed confidence in the successful implementation of the project to benefit the Ghanaian child.
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