Can the B-word beat malnutrition?

DAKAR 25 September 2013 (IRIN) – While fortifying staple foods, such as wheat flour and salt, has become routine in urban parts of malnutrition-prone West Africa, bio-fortification – the breeding of more nutritious vegetables, grains and pulses – is still a relatively new phenomenon for the region, but it is set to explode over the next decade, say food security experts.

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