Poverty, high cost seen as main drivers of protein deficiency in Nigeria – Report

Poverty and high costs of protein-based foods have been identified as the major drivers of protein deficiency in the country, according to a recent 2020 Nigerian Protein Deficiency Report. The report ‘Understanding Nigeria’s Protein Deficiency Status and Evaluating Campaign Activities’ which was conducted by Ipos Nigeria for Mediacraft Associates stated that protein deficiency is a major burden that requires continuous intervention to combat while reducing malnutrition crisis in the country. The report stated that almost half of the country’s 200million people do not consume protein daily as a…

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