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Scaling Up Rice Fortification

Our latest supplement with the World Food Programme is full of information regarding rice fortification in Latin America. This comprehensive overview explains why fortifying rice with micronutrients can be part of an affordable, effective strategy to increase the intake of essential vitamins and minerals to reduce the prevalence of micronutrient malnutrition.

The supplement is available in English and Spanish.

Additionally, the country profiles from WFP which are referenced in the supplement, are only available in Spanish.

Editorial

Current Situation of Micronutrients in Latin America and the Caribbean

Content

Introduction to Rice Fortification
Overview of Evidence and Recommendations for Effective Large-Scale Rice Fortification
Rice Fortification: Evidence, Status, and Lessons Learned in Grain Fortification
Technology for Rice Fortification
Standards and Specifications for Fortified Rice
Identifying Appropriate Delivery Options for Fortified Rice
Understanding Factors that Influence the Benefits and Costs of Rice Fortification
The Role of the Private Sector in Rice Fortification
Addressing Myths and Misconceptions about Rice Fortification
Linking Rice Fortification Opportunities with Nutrition Objectives
Landscape Analysis for Rice Fortification
Infographic: Fortified Rice Supply Chain
Scaling Up Rice Fortification in Latin America and the Caribbean 
Rice Fortification in Costa Rica
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