38631-012: Nutritious Food for 6-24 Month Old Children Vulnerable to Malnutrition in Poor Areas

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The goal of the project is to reduce the incidence and severity of malnutrition among low-income, vulnerable, and primarily rural children by expanding access to improved feeding practices, including fortified complementary foods for children 6-24 months of age. Based on an alliance of government, food producers and non-government organizations, the Project will enable the National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) to further develop an innovative model to increasing production capacity through ... Read More

Country Viet Nam
Project Number 38631-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9083
Approval Date 17 Jan 2006
Closing Date 09 Sep 2011
Geographical Location Provinces of Phu Tho, Vinh Phuc, Quang Ngay, Nam Dinh, Tay Binh, Tanh Hoa, Quang Nam, Ha Tinh, and Hanoi
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Health
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C


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