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IFPRI: Most Sub-Saharan Africans can’t afford healthy diet, here’s how to change this

PUBLISHED: Tue, 03 Dec 2019 15:18:46 GMT

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A recent study found that nearly 1.58 billion people, mainly those living in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, cannot afford recommended universal diet. At an estimated $2.84 per day, the cost of diet for human health exceeds daily per capita income in many low-income countries, according to this study. Senior Research fellow at International Food Policy Research Institute, Derek Headey joins CNBC Africa for more.


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