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Orange Sweet Potato Makes the Case that Biofortification Works

A study published today in the Journal of Nutrition provides conclusive evidence that orange sweet potato (OSP) provided significant amounts of vitamin A to malnourished Ugandan children and women and that a modest improvement in vitamin A levels in the body was measurable in some cases.

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24.08.2012

Lifting the veil of mystery surrounding bats

FAO published a new guide on the role of bats in agricuture titled  Investigating the role of bats in emerging zoonoses

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24.08.2012

FAO Food Price Index up 6 percent

The FAO Food Price Index climbed 6 percent in July 2012 after three months of decline.

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17.08.2012

Showing the Impact of Food Assistance and Nutrition Support in HIV Care

Harvard Medical School, Partners In Health and the World Food Programme invite you to attend “Showing the Impact of Food Assistance and Nutrition Support in HIV Care” to be held at AIDS 2012 on 23/07/2012 (07:00am to 08:30am in Mini Room 5). Speakers include Rwanda’s Minister of Health and members from Partners In Health, USAID TRAction, the World Food Programme, Tufts University, and George Washington University.

Learn more/register at: http://hiv2012.eventbrite.com

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13.07.2012