Study finds strong preference for biofortified cassava in Eastern Kenya

As the dissemination of nutrient-rich staple food crops intensifies, nutritionists are confident that millions of people will eventually get more critical vitamins and minerals from foods that are already part of their diets. Some of these nutrient-rich crops such as orange sweet potato with vitamin A or iron-rich pearl millet have already been released in several countries in Africa and Asia, where hidden hunger is most extreme.

However, one of the biggest potential challenges facing these new varieties of staple food crops is their acceptability among intended beneficiaries – the farmers and consumers.

Read the full, original story here: “Study Finds Strong Preference for Biofortified Cassava in Eastern Kenya” 

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