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Mali: Recovery is hampered by poverty and food insecurity

The problem is, Alousseini says, she can't afford to buy the ingredients. "I know this would improve my children's nutrition, but I don't have the means to buy this kind of food for my family," she explains in Tamashek, the language of her Tuareg ethnic group. "Usually I feed my children rice. With no vegetables and no meat. It's all I can afford."

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