Basic income grants needed to address malnutrition

Basic income grants needed to address malnutrition

Martin Endjala

Following an announcement by the Ministry of Health and Social Services that 45 children under the age of five died due to malnutrition in the Omaheke region between January and June 2023, measures are needed to redress the scourge of extreme poverty.

The universal basic income grant is seen as a tool that could provide an answer to the question of hunger. Basilius Kasera, a lecturer of Religion, Philosophy and Applied Ethics at the University of Namibia told this publication that he believes that this is not a political statement, but one proven to guarantee households with the […]

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