Micronutrient Initiative Welcomes the Launch of Double Fortified Salt in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh, November 28th, 2011 – Today, Confidence Salt Limited (CSL), a large scale salt manufacturer in Bangladesh has launched Confidence Iron+, the first commercially available salt in Bangladesh fortified with both iron and iodine. The commercial production of Double Fortified Salt (DFS) resulted from a Memorandum of Understanding between the Micronutrient Initiative (MI) and CSL to introduce
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Micronutrient Initiative Receives High-Level Support For Expanded African Programming

MI President Venkatesh Mannar Meets with Senior Senegalese Officials in Dakar and Inaugurates New Regional Office DAKAR, SENEGAL – The President of the Micronutrient Initiative (MI), Venkatesh Mannar, is in Dakar, Senegal this week to help guide the expansion of the organization´s programs in Africa. With funding from the 2010 G8 Muskoka Initiative, through the Canadian
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