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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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Capacity Development for Sustainability and Impact: A success story of the Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute in Nigeria

A success story of the Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) in Nigeria demonstrating an effective “Take lead – take off” approach to Capacity for Sustainability and Impact. The Agricultural and Rural Management Training Institute (ARMTI) is a parastatal organization under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development …
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Banner: Building Nutritious Food Baskets – BNFB Project

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) …
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