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Four CGIAR scientists awarded World Food Prize for combatting micronutrient deficiency

(International Potato Center / Centro Internacional de la Papa) Biofortification's ability to improve nutrition and health of vulnerable populations internationally recognized. 15 million people reached with biofortified varieties of staple crops, rich in vitamin A rich, iron and zinc. Children who consume orange-fleshed sweet potato in the first 1000 days of life suffer less from blindness as a result of vitamin A deficiency.
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