31637-012: Nutrition Trends, Policies and Strategies in Asia and the Pacific

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objectives of the RETA are to: (i) help DMCs develop strategies to meet their public commitments at the World Summit for Children (1990) and the International Conference on Nutrition (1992) to reduce protein-energy malnutrition among under-five children by half, and virtually eliminate micronutrient deficiency disorders (especially iodine, vitamin A, and iron) within the foreseeable future; (ii) assist DMCs with major nutrition problems in formulating priorities for nutrition policy and ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 31637-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Approval Number TA No. 5824
Approval Date 24 Dec 1998
Geographical Location DMCs to be covered: Bangladesh, Indonesia, Kyrgyztan, Sri Lanka, Tonga and Viet Nam
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Nutrition

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