Posted by: APO | 2 August 2016

New Study Shows Undernutrition Taking a Huge Toll on Ghana’s Economy

The economy of Ghana is losing some GHC4.6 billion (US$2.6 billion, or 6.4 percent of GDP) a year to the effects of child undernutrition, according to a new study launched today in the capital. The Cost of Hunger in Africa: the Social and Economic Impact of Child Undernutrition on Ghana’s Long-Term Development (COHA) shows vast amounts being lost through increased healthcare costs, additional burdens… Read more on


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