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Maize biofortification fights malnutrition in Pakistan

n Pakistan, malnutrition is endemic. Children, in particular, are severely affected, with nearly half of all children in Pakistan being chronically undernourished. Chronic malnutrition commonly leads to a condition called stunting, which can permanently limit growth and development. Pakistan ranks among the highest countries in the world for vitamin A and zinc deficiencies, which affect cognition and can lead to otherwise preventable blindness.
Islamabad, Pakistan
Issue: Food Security Typology: Arenas
food security
15/09/17