In a complicated landscape:
Where does biofortification fit?
Intervention Grade
Vitamin A supplementation 12-59 months A
Vitamin A supplementation 6-11 months B
Vitamin A supplementat...
Intervention Grade
Iodine fortification of salt B+
Iron, folic acid, zinc fortification of staples B-
Vitamin A fortificat...
Complicated landscape ….
but:
•There remain huge gaps
•Very little improvement in
diets:
•Of general population
•Of most v...
Putting biofortified crops on
the landscape:
•Deliver impact at scale (Howdy’s
#1 and #2)
•Financial and human resources
•...
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Panel baker wednesday

  1. 1. In a complicated landscape: Where does biofortification fit?
  2. 2. Intervention Grade Vitamin A supplementation 12-59 months A Vitamin A supplementation 6-11 months B Vitamin A supplementation of women F Iron/folic acid supplementation of women D- Iron supplementation of pre-school F Iron supplementation of school-age C Zinc supplementation (therapeutic) C- Zinc supplementation (preventative) F
  3. 3. Intervention Grade Iodine fortification of salt B+ Iron, folic acid, zinc fortification of staples B- Vitamin A fortification of staples C+ Timely initiation and exclusive breastfeeding D Complementary feeding D- Dietary diversification D- Emerging technologies ?
  4. 4. Complicated landscape …. but: •There remain huge gaps •Very little improvement in diets: •Of general population •Of most vulnerable •Failure to deliver to women (and therefore to -9 – 0 months) •Failure to deliver at scale (with some notable exceptions)
  5. 5. Putting biofortified crops on the landscape: •Deliver impact at scale (Howdy’s #1 and #2) •Financial and human resources •“Know your epidemic, know your response” •Who needs what interventions where •Who is being reached with what where •Agriculture-based interventions have the potential to be transformational far beyond nutrition

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