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SPHI Brief 33: Partnering to Scale Biofortified Crops in Uganda

Under the USAID funded activity, “Meals for Nutrition: Biofortified Solutions”, a total of 82,800 farmers have been reached with orange sweetpotato vines and 176,079 farmers with high iron beans in 25 districts, between August 2017 and August 2018. This has been achieved through partnerships with five NGOs, six seed companies …
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BNFB Brief- Facts on Biofortification

Biofortification is the process of increasing nutritional value of food crops by increasing the density of vitamins and minerals in a crop through either conventional plant breeding; agronomic practices or biotechnology. Biofortification is one solution among many interventions that are needed to solve the complex problem of micronutrient malnutrition.Approaches range …
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