37721-022: Sustainable Food Fortification in Central Asia and Mongolia

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The goal of the Project is to reinforce and sustain the reduction of iodine deficiency disorder (IDD) and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) among poor children and women in Central Asia through parallel attention to supply (production and distribution); demand (public awareness and demand creation); and regulation (quality control, implementation of regulations and legislation, and trade facilitation). The specific objectives are to (i) obtain and sustain use of iodized salt by 90% of households; ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 37721-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Grant No. 9052
Approval Date 22 Jul 2004
Closing Date 17 Aug 2011
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Health
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C


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