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To Help End Extreme Poverty, Strengthen Support for Global Nutrition Programs

Like dangerous roads, dirty water, and a lack of electricity, poor nutrition is part of the infrastructure on which extreme poverty festers. It undermines growth in developing countries and communities, gnawing at progress from the inside and preventing millions of people from reaching their potential.

But for as much life-saving and economy-growing good as they do, efforts to improve the basic nutrition of those living in the poorest parts of the world receive shockingly little investment from the U.S. government. Nearly half of all deaths of children under five are caused by a lack of the essential ingredients that their bodies…

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