Novel staple food-based strategies to improve micronutrient status for better health and development in sub-Saharan Africa
FP7 Project with U.S. partner
Short name and number
Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, Biotechnology
Malnutrition, and especially deficiencies of micronutrients like iron, zinc and vitamin A, undermine the progress towards most of the Millennium Development Goals. In view of the serious coverage, compliance and safety concerns of supplementation, this project aims to identify novel staple food-based approaches to improve micronutrient malnutrition for better health and development of women and children in sub-Saharan Africa.
France, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, United States and Switzerland.
Name of US Partner
INTERNATIONAL FOOD POLICY RESEARCH INSTITUTE - IFPRI