Seeds of Life strengthens their nutrition program in Timor Leste

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Since the year 2000 Seeds of Life (SoL) has been active in reducing hunger in Timor-Leste, and is now taking steps to further integrate nutrition into its food security efforts.

58% of Timor-Leste’s population experiences reduced growth as a result of malnutrition, placing it among the worst in the world from a nutritional perspective.

Furthermore, 38% of people in Timor-Leste suffer from anaemia: a decreased number of red blood cells often caused by iron deficiency. Anaemia can have severe health consequences.

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