34410-022: Fifth Agriculture and Natural Resources Research at CGIAR Centers (Study on Breeding for Iron-Rich Rice to Reduce Iron Deficiency Anemia in Asia --- Supplementary)
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The study aims to (i) carry out agronomic research and human nutrition efficacy trials to increase the iron content of seed and iron bioavailability in rice diets; (ii) develop capacity at selected NARS (BAN, INO, PHI, VIE) for adapting iron-dense varities to local growing conditions for eventual dissemination to farmers; and (iii) support economic research to demonstrate feasiblity and cost-eefectiveness of the plant breeding strategy, and prepare a regional investment plan for rapid ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 5945
|Approval Date||01 Aug 2002|
|Geographical Location||Philippines, Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Viet Nam|
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
|Subsector||Agriculture and Rural Sector Development|
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