Fortifying commonly-eaten grains such as wheat, maize flour and rice is among the easiest and least expensive ways to prevent disease, strengthen immune systems and nurture a healthy and productive next generation. Nutrition International leads and supports grain fortification efforts in low- and middle– income countries through a number of programs. Fortifying grains with iron and folic acid is an effective way to prevent anaemia and neural tube defects in a population.
Nutrition International (NI) conducted a feasibility study and survey to update industry-mapping and design its fortification support in the country. NI supports wheat flour fortification in Ethiopia by:
This national-scale project is being implemented in partnership with Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Industry Development Institute of the Federal Ministry of Industry, Ethiopian Millers Associations, TechnoServe and the Ministry of Health. The first phase of the project was supported by Irish Aid from 2014 through 2016, and the current phase will continue until 2020 through GAC support.
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