In pictures: The first 1000 days of hunger

UBELONG BBC News July 27, 2017

Across Ghana, the irreversible effects of child malnutrition can be seen among thousands of children affected during their critical first 1,000 days of life. This is the time in a child’s life that will determine their health as adults, their ability to learn in school and to perform in future jobs.A group of photographers and researchers organised by UBELONG went to Ghana to uncover the complex stories behind this problem.  See full story.

Photo caption: Nana has been the chief of the farming community of Bentum for 35 years, although two years ago he sold most of the farming land in the area to a developer. As a result, most local villagers lost their livelihoods, and now struggle to feed their families. Credit: UBELONG/Nick Parisse

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