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Nutrition, Research and Development
Strategies and Interventions for Healthy Adolescent Growth, Nutrition, and Development
All CountriesDOUGAL HARGREAVES, EMILY MATES, PURNIMA MENON, HAR...

Strategies and interventions for healthy adolescent growth, nutrition, and development

Nutrition
Nourishing our Future: the Lancet Series on Adolescent Nutrition
All CountriesGEORGE C. PATTON, LYNNETTE M. NEUFELD, SURABHI DOG...

Nourishing our Future: the Lancet Series on Adolescent Nutrition

Nutrition
Socio-Economic Drivers of Food Security Among Rural Households in Nigeria: Evidence From Smallholder Maize Farmers
NigeriaADEBAYO OGUNNIYI, SAMUEL OPEYEMI OMOTOSO, KABIR KA...

Issues relating to food availability, accessibility/affordability, and food utilization remain paramount among different stakeholders such as policymakers and academics. Using data from 250 maize farming households in Nigeria, the study used Foster–G...

Nutrition
Policy Atlas on Food and Nutrition Security and Resilience: Burkina Faso
Burkina FasoWIM MARIVOET, JOHN M. ULIMWENGU AND LEYSA MATY SAL...

This report is the final outcome of various knowledge products and training material, usually labelled as “printed eAtlas”, which have been developed and shared with Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) under the Voice for Change Partnership (V4CP) pro...

Nutrition
Scaling Up Delivery of Biofortified Staple Food Crops Globally: Paths to Nourishing Millions
NigeriaJENNIFER K. FOLEY, KRISTINA D. MICHAUX, BHO MUDYAH...

Background: Micronutrient deficiencies affect over one quarter of the world’s population. Biofortification is an evidence-based nutrition strategy that addresses some of the most common and preventable global micronutrient gaps and can help improve t...

Nutrition
Daily Consumption of Pro-Vitamin A Biofortified (Yellow) Cassava Improves Serum Retinol Concentrations in Preschool Children in Nigeria: A Randomized Controlled Trial
NigeriaIBUKUN AFOLAMI, MARTIN N. MWANGI, FOLAKE SAMUEL, E...

Background: Vitamin A deficiency is a public health problem in sub-Saharan Africa. Pro-vitamin A biofortified (yellow) cassava has the potenti of Nigerian preschool children. Methods: An open-label randomized controlled trial was conducted in southwe...

Nutrition
Effects of Dose and Duration of Zinc Interventions on Risk Factors for Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
KenyaLAURA M. POMPANO AND ERICK BOY

No meta-analysis has examined the effect of dose and duration of zinc interventions on their impact on risk factors for type 2 diabetes (T2D) or cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study aimed first to compare the effects of zinc interventions dichoto...

Nutrition
Food Biofortification: Reaping the Benefits of Science to Overcome Hidden Hunger: A Paper in the Series on the Need for Agricultural Innovations to Sustainably Feed the World by 2050
NigeriaHOWARTH E. BOUIS, EKIN BIROL, ERICK BOY, BRYAN GAN...

Biofortification is a process of increasing the density of minerals and vitamins in a food crop through conventional plant breeding, genetic engineering, or agronomic practices (primarily use of fertilizers and foliar sprays). Biofortified staple foo...

Nutrition
User Guide to Seed Regulatory Framework Analysis and Implications for Vegetatively Propagated Crops
All CountriesMARGARET A. MCEWAN, DAVID J. SPIELMAN, MARCEL GATT...

Farmers who grow vegetatively propagated crops (VPC) face certain limitations in access to seed. Some of these constraints are related to policy, institutions and markets. This user guide describes a tool for conducting seed regulatory framework anal...

Nutrition
Vitamin A Intakes Remain Higher Among Intervention Participants Three Years After A Aiofortification Intervention In Mozambique
MozambiqueALAN DE BRAUW, MOURAD MOURSI AND BERNARDINO MUNHAU...

The Reaching End Users (REU) project introduced orange sweet potatoes (OSP) to farmers in northern Mozambique between 2006 and 2009, and the associated cluster randomised control trial found increased vitamin A intake among targeted children and wome...

Nutrition
Assessing The Coverage Of Biofortified Foods: Development And Testing Of Methods And Indicators In Musanze, Rwanda
RwandaNICOLAI PETRY, JAMES WIRTH, VALERIE FRIESEN, FABIA...

Biofortification is a promising approach to increase micronutrient intakes, especially among populations that are hard to reach with other interventions. Information on the coverage of biofortified foods is needed to ascertain potential for impact, u...

Nutrition
Bargaining Power, Decision Making, And Biofortification: The Role Of Gender In Adoption Of Orange Sweet Potato In Uganda
UgandaDANIEL O. GILLIGAN, NEHA KUMAR, SCOTT MCNIVEN, J....

We examine the role of gender dimensions of intrahousehold bargaining power and decision making in the adoption and diffusion of orange sweet potato (OSP), a biofortified crop being promoted to increase dietary intakes of vitamin A in Uganda. We use...

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