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2015

AFGHANISTAN FOOD FORTIFICATION PROJECT

Afghanistan

Titre : AFGHANISTAN FOOD FORTIFICATION PROJECT

Pays : Afghanistan

Durée : Oct 2015 – Sep 2017

Descriptif
The Afghanistan Food Fortification Project sought to establish a sustainable program that controlled and prevented micronutrient deficiencies, strengthened immunity, prevented illnesses, improved recovery and disease outcomes, reduced negative birth outcomes for women and birth defects, and improved child survival. The project activities included fortifying wheat flour, edible oils, and salt with essential vitamins and minerals.

Activités
* Establish and strengthen the regulatory framework for food fortification, including the harmonization of fortified wheat flour standards with those of neighboring countries * Strengthen the quality control system of the involved industries * Strengthen public sector enforcement mechanisms * Devise and test a practical and feasible system to monitor coverage, consumption, and potential impact of fortified foods

Budget  : $3 Million

Agence de Développement International du Gouvernement des Etats Unis (USAID)

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