Chronic malnutrition in rural communities of Ecuador
Ecuadorians in the rural sector face complex health challenges, particularly in nutritional health. The most vulnerable groups do not have a sufficiently diverse diet. Feeding and nutrition of children depends on family resources, as well as food services and nutrition from government social programs. The nutritional value offered by social programs is very significant.
The SDG Fund programme aims to contribute to strengthening local food systems, provide better access to safe and nutritious food, and increase the nutrition of families under Ecuador's National Strategy. The programme's objectives will be achieved by strengthening public policy and support for strengthening local production.
The programe aims to: