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Cornell University

Tata-Cornell Institute for Agriculture and Nutrition

Author: P.K. Joshi

Nutrition-Sensitive Food Systems and Biofortified Crops

Abstract The realization that economic growth is a necessary but insufficient condition for improving the nutritional status has led to a paradigm shift in addressing malnutrition through nutrition-sensitive development. Biofortification is one such nutrition-sensitive food system intervention designed to supply crucial micronutrients through staple diets...