Food Fortification

Commemoration of the 11th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security: Keynote address by His Excellency Jakaya Kikwete

Keynote address by His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, former President of the Republic of Tanzania and Nutrition International board member. Check against delivery. It is a great honour to address the 11th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security. I would like to echo the event’s rallying call: ‘Africa must feed itself. No child should
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Innovative interventions presented at the 2020 Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security

Ahead of the commemoration of the 11th Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security (ADFNS), Nutrition International led a Technical Dialogue on October 29. This dialogue examined the potential of innovative interventions to improve food and nutrition security in Africa, discussed the lessons learned from implementing interventions during the COVID-19 pandemic, and made recommendations to
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The critical case for food fortification during COVID-19

Food fortification is a proven and cost‐effective intervention for addressing micronutrient deficiencies. Read More…

Government of Tanzania releases National Biofortification Guidelines to address malnutrition challenge

The Government of Tanzania has released National Biofortification Guidelines in collaboration with Nutrition International. Read More…

Nutrition International recognized by Tanzania for support of nation’s nutrition programs

mother and child Tanzania

The Government of Tanzania has recognized Nutrition International and partners for supporting nutrition programs in the country. Read More…

Combatting the consequences of COVID-19 with fortified food staples

Food fortification – adding vitamins and minerals to food staples − is a proven and cost‐effective intervention for addressing micronutrient deficiencies in populations at large. Read More…

Fortifying food for a healthier, more resilient future

While the immediate threat of COVID-19 is present, the looming nutrition crisis has the potential to cause even more devastation. Read More…

Fortification of staple foods is a critical weapon in the fight against COVID-19

Food Fortification

By Ravi Menon, Jee Hyun Rah, Sri Kusyuniati, Karen Codling, Becky Tsang, Penjani Mkambula, Sri Sukotjo, Atmarita This is a collaborative, inter-agency piece calling on ASEAN governments to take action so staple food and food products fortified with essential micronutrients remain available and accessible during Covid-19. The authors highlight the existing malnutrition challenges faced by
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