Gates, Dangote Foundations Announce $100M Commitment To Address Malnutrition In Nigeria

Agence France-Presse: Gates and Dangote team up against malnutrition in Nigeria
“Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote and tech billionaire Bill Gates on Thursday announced plans for a $100-million scheme to cut malnutrition in the continent’s most populous nation, Nigeria…” (1/21).

Daily Trust: Dangote, Gates foundations commit $100m to malnutrition in Nigeria
“…The commitment was announced by Alhaji Aliko Dangote and Bill Gates [Thursday] at a press conference in Abuja…” (Leo/Agabi, 1/22).

Leadership: Dangote and Gates Foundation Pledge To Tackle Malnutrition In Nigeria
“…Programs will include community-based approaches and proven interventions linked to behavioral change, fortification of staple foods with essential micronutrients, the community management of acute malnutrition, and investments in the local production of nutritious foods…” (Anthony-Uko, 1/22).

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