ABOUT MeCAM



Media Centre Against Child Malnutrition (MeCAM) Nigeria was founded Thursday, August 28, 2015, as a media advocacy group against child malnutrition and well-being, as well as to strengthen the agro-nutrition capacity and interest of its members professionally in contribution to nation-building, especially in Nigeria and across the continent of Africa among developing countries of the world.

This follows a 2-phased Malnutrition and Community-Based Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) Media Dialogue in Kano and Calabar, with the assistance of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) office in Nigeria and Ministry of Information in a joint effort at reducing malnutrition in the country by sharing of information, education and research findings in line with global best practices in alliance with other interested organisations both locally and internationally with similar objectives.

MeCAM is committed to showcasing successful and development efforts in the area of agro-nutrition for the benefit of mankind and for Africa emancipation from extreme hunger especially in children, women and society, centred on Goal 2 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


Goal & Objective:
Emancipation of children, women from malnutrition and extreme hunger

Mission:
Media Voice Against Child Malnutrition