Almost half of Mozambican children are malnourished. In Angola there are 30%
The document, released today by the United Nations, presents the countries of Southern Africa where most children under the age of five live who are chronically malnourished, a “ranking” led by Tanzania (45%), followed by Mozambique (43%), Madagascar (42%) and Democratic Republic of Congo (42%) and Malawi (37%).
This is followed by Zambia (35%) and Lesotho (34.5%), Angola (30%), Swaziland (26%) and Zimbabwe (24%).
According to this report, only 28% of children under five in Mozambique and 33% in Angola have a minimally diversified diet for their growth and development.