42498-012: Flour Fortification in Chakki Mills

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The objectives of the project are to (i) reduce iron deficiency anemia as well as folic acid and Vitamin A deficiency in a population of approximately 200,000 by adding iron, folic acid and vitamin A to wheat, maize and millet milled at small community mills; (ii) develop a sustainable capacity of small community-bsed millers to add fortificant to cereal flours in homogenous and quality assured manner; (iii) build central, district and local capacity to enable fortification at small mills ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 42498-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9144
Approval Date 09 Dec 2009
Closing Date 25 Jul 2013
Geographical Location About 65 VDCs in one district of Nepal, to be selected at project start-up.
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Nutrition
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

 

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