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Flyer: A Holistic Approach to Addressing Hidden Hunger for Nutrition Security in Africa

Almost a quarter of the people in sub-Saharan Africa suffer from micronutrient malnutrition or ‘hidden hunger.’ This problem disproportionately affects women of reproductive age, infants, and young children, many of whom suffer deficiencies of essential micronutrients such as vitamin A, iron and zinc. Micronutrient malnutrition results in several health problems …

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Banner: High Iron Beans in Tanzania

In Tanzania, anemia affects 58% children of 6-59 months and 45% women of reproductive age of 15-49 years. Anemia can lead to increased maternal death rate, premature birth, learning and memory loss. This banner is about the food based approaches used to alleviate iron deficiency.

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Building Nutritious Food Baskets flier 2016

A ‘food basket’ approach for scaling up Biofortified Crops and enhancing Nutrition Security in Africa Sub-Saharan Africa is the region with the highest prevalence (percentage of population) of hunger. One person in four in this region is undernourished. The vast majority of people also suffer micronutrient malnutrition (hidden hunger) because …

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Training of Trainers at Sokoine University-Course Brochure

This course brochure is about a Training of Trainers (ToT) course at at Sokoine University. In partnership with Sugarcane Research Institute (SRI-Kibaha) and the Building Nutritious Food Baskets (BNFB) project, Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA) seeks to build the capacity of public sector Extension; Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), private sector and …

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Flyer: Combating hidden hunger through nutritious food baskets

The Building Nutritious Food Baskets (BNFB) project is testing a scaling up model through a multiple crops “food basket” approach, drawing on complementary CGIAR expertise for scaling up biofortified crops in particular. The  model being tested focuses on i) advocacy efforts aimed at catalysing policy change and mobilizing resource commitments; …

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