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World: Improving Nutrition through Rice Fortification: Partnerships, initiatives and success stories from 9 countries

Source: World Food Programme Country: Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Mali, Nepal, Panama, Peru, Sri Lanka, World
Untapped potential Food fortification – adding vitamins and minerals to commonly eaten foods - has proven to be an effective strategy in reducing micronutrient deficiencies. Countries in North America and Europe have been fortifying foods since the 1920s, which led to the virtual eradication of nutrition-related diseases like goiter, rickets, beriberi and pellagra. But today 2 billio

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