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Byline: Pascal Kwesiga
FOURTY of every 100 Ugandan children die due to malnutrition, according to the Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO).The country representative, Percy Misika, said 15% of Uganda's population is malnourished.
The number of people starving is expected to rise as the population increases, he said.
According to the 2006 Uganda demographic and health survey, 38% of children under the age of five are stunted.
Misika called on the Government to increase investment in agriculture to increase food production and food security.
He stressed the need to intensify agricultural research and partnership between the public and …