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The prevalence of stunting in Sub-Saharan Africa has been declining significantly. Yet, because of high fertility rates, this is the only region in the world with a growing number of children under the age of five who have stunted growth, meaning they are too short for their age. This trend, if not arrested and reversed, can have grim long-term implications for the region’s human capital and economic growth.

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author(s) :
Emmanuel SKOUFIAS
Katja VINHA
Ryoko SATO
isbn :
978-1-4648-1397-9
pages :
195
available also in : en
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