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New Review Affirms Nutritional Impact of Iron-Biofortified Crops

A review of current evidence on the nutritional impact of iron-biofortified staple crops reinforces the findings and strength of the existing research. The review affirms that regular consumption of these high-iron varieties, including beans and pearl millet, reduces iron-deficiency in vulnerable population groups such as school children and non-pregnant young women.

East African Heads Laud Aflasafe

A team of African leaders from Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda under the East Africa Community (EAC) have endorsed IITA’s aflasafe—Africa’s first indigenous biocontrol product for control of aflatoxins.

Workshop: Better Targeting Food Safety Investments in Low and Middle Income Countries

Recent work by the WHO shows the health burden of foodborne disease is comparable to that of malaria, HIV/AIDS or tuberculosis. This workshop will further expose and explore the massively underestimated burden of foodborne disease and its likely causes.

Webinar Announced: Animal Source Foods for Nutrition Impact

Land O’Lakes International Development and the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) have announced a webinar option for the upcoming "Animal Source Foods for Nutrition Impact: Evidence and Good Practices for Informed Project Design" workshop.

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