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By Brian Thompson, Leslie Amoroso

Micronutrient deficiency impacts greater than billion humans on this planet at the present time, contributing to the vicious cycle of malnutrition and underdevelopment. Micronutrient deficiencies have long-ranging results on health and wellbeing, studying skill and productiveness. Food-based techniques, which come with nutrition creation, nutritional diversification and meals fortification, are sustainable techniques for bettering the micronutrient prestige of populations. This e-book makes a speciality of useful, sustainable activities for overcoming micronutrient deficiencies via elevated entry to, and intake of, enough amounts and a suitable number of secure, good-quality nutrients.

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Effectiveness studies of CFSs are limited. World Vision has been involved in two largescale effectiveness programmes of micronutrient sprinkles, one in conjunction with nutrition education in Mongolia (35) and a second with fortified wheat/soy blend in rural Haiti (36). In both programmes, significant reductions in anaemia were reported among those children receiving sprinkles, which in Haiti were sustained 7 months after completion of the 2-month sprinkles intervention period; growth outcomes were not reported.

Since graduating from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, in 1980, he has worked all over the world. He joined FAO in 1994 and has been responsible for implementing projects on aquaculture and aquatic animal health at national, regional and global levels. He is also responsible for analysis of trends in aquaculture development. He earned his PhD from Stirling University. He is responsible for initiating major policy changes in aquatic health management in relation to aquaculture, especially in Asia.

Sahariah completed an MD in Community Medicine at Gauhati University and worked as a research officer at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi for 4 years. He has been working as project manager on the Mumbai Maternal Nutrition Project since 2005 and is registered for a PhD with the University of Southampton. Contact: Mumbai Maternal Nutrition Study, Centre for the Study of Social Change, Roy Campus, Bandra East, Mumbai, India. com Pirjo Salminen took her MSc in Horticulture at the University of Helsinki.

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