At least 500 000 children go partially or totally blind each year because of Vitamin A deficiency. Affordable, small-scale technologies for preserving
vitamin-rich fruits and vegetables can help combat micronutrient deficiencies by ensuring an adequate diet throughout the year.

Guinea: processing and conservation of mango
FAO photo by R. Faidutti

More photos in this series:

  • Myanmar: woman farmer winnowing rice
  • Uganda: improved granary under construction

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