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ARF-1 factsheet: Uganda Afri-Taste
June 5, 2019Research project
ARF-1 factsheet: Uganda Afri-Taste

Please download the factsheet with end results of the Applied Research Fund Call 1 project ”Afri-Taste in Uganda”: better processing approaches; improved quality control; new products; product awareness in most supermarkets; and certification. »

November 21, 2017Knowledge Portal
Large-scale food fortification: An overview of trends and challenges in low- and middle-income countries in 2017

This report provides an overview of the state of large-scale food fortification in the world. It has an emphasis on gaps and challenges to the scaling-up of the fortification of staple foods to populations that would benefit. »

September 7, 2017Knowledge Portal
Global fortification data exchange

This analysis and visualization tool provides data on food fortification. The Global Fortification Data Exchange (GFDx) includes indicators on food fortification legislation from 1942 to the present as well as available standards, food availability, and intake for over 230 countries. »

June 13, 2017Knowledge Portal
Coverage and utilization in food fortification programs: critical and neglected areas of evaluation

This article highlight some of the strengths and areas for improvement of current population-based (i.e., staple foods and condiments) and targeted (e.g., foods for infants and young children) fortification programs. The results identify a few striking successful fortification programs whereby the majority of the food vehicle used is fortifiable and fortified, and coverage is equitable. »

May 8, 2017Knowledge Portal
Global trends in dietary micronutrient supplies and estimated prevalence of inadequate intakes

This article characterizes global trends in dietary quality for all countries between 1961 and 2011. This is done by estimating micronutrient density of the food supply, and the prevalence of inadequate intake of 14 micronutrients. Over this 50-year period, Sub-Saharan Africa is the only region where dietary micronutrient density has declined, while in most regions it improved. »