Posted by: APO | 7 July 2017

New Study Reveals Economic Toll of Malnutrition in Democratic Republic of Congo

The economy of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is losing 1,637 billion Congolese francs, or more than a billion dollars a year, to the effects of child undernutrition. This is equivalent to as much as 4.5 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP).* The social and economic costs of undernutrition are revealed in a new study released in Kinshasa today. The Cost of Hunger in Africa (COHA) study was… Read more on


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