Swedish Retail Giant Supports UNICEF's India Operations

    UNICEF will receive USD48 million from Swedish retail giant Ikea to prop up the U.N. agency's work in India. "The resources being provided will allow us to implement critical long-term programmes that seek to improve child survival, development and protection,"

    UNICEF India Country Representative Karin Hulshof. The contribution will back local and national government-led health, nutrition, clean water and sanitation projects such as immunizations and vitamin A supplementation to infants, and breastfeeding promotion, among others.

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