Engaging the community to fight against chronic malnutrition in women and children in San Marcos
Faced with the problem of chronic malnutrition and food insecurity in the country, the Guatemalan population faces limitations in being able to fully exercise their rights to food and nutrition, health, water, and sanitation, while perpetuating the cycle of poverty. For this reason, the country, together with development partners, is committed to increase efforts to end hunger and malnutrition.
The SDG Fund programme proposes a series of interventions to achieve the overall objective of contributing to food security and nutrition of women and children under 5 years. In 4 municipalities in San Marcos, the focus will be on strengthening local governance mechanisms and public institutions at the local, state and national level.
The programe aims to: