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FS4NEEDS: Aligning the Food System with Nutrition and Other Societal Needs

Despite nutrition being a top priority for the Government of Rwanda and the laudable progress towards achieving SDG 2, malnutrition remains persistently high in the country. Stunting and anemia rates have declined, but are still high, at 38% among children under 5 years of age. Meanwhile, overweight and obesity show an upward trend among children under 5 and women of reproductive age, as the nutrition transition unfolds. Diets remain inadequate in the country, particularly among the most vulnerable. The Rwanda DHS 2015 report shows that only 18% of children aged 6–23 months are fed a minimum acceptable diet.

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