Lack of equipment delays reporting on nutrition: UN



Maseru – The United Nations (UN) in Lesotho will today present electronic equipment to the Food and Nutrition Co-ordinating Office (FNCO) in the office of the Prime Minister at an event to be held at the FNCO Headquarters at the Railway Station in Maseru.

The equipment is provided as part of capacity building for the food and nutrition coordinating body following a Capacity Assessment Study that was conducted under the United Nations-Renewed Efforts Against Child hunger (REACH).

The study found out that reporting on food and nutrition issues countrywide was in some cases delayed due to lack of appropriate equipment.

The study was conducted between March and July 2019 to identify nutrient gaps in the easily accessible foods as well as the affordability of such foods every individual to be able to consume adequately nutritional meals.

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