Biofortification: Rationale and feasibility




MALNUTRITION IS a state when our body is lack of essential nutrients caused by less availability of food, decreased diversity among intake materials or inability of body to use the food that one does eat. Human body requires 22 essential elements for proper growth and development of body but now a days many people are facing deficient amount of Iron, Zinc, Calcium, Magnesium, Copper, Iodine, Selenium and in nearby future, Manganese and Boron will also be deficient in our diet. No doubt

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Experts for rationale wheat pricing mechanism




STAFF REPORT ISB: The government needs to rationalise the support pricing mechanism to address a problem which is fiscally unsustainable, Dr. Abid Qayum Suleri, Executive Director SDPI, has said.
He expressed these views while discussing the wheat policy pricing structure, at a special lecture on Pakistan’s Wheat Economy and Food Security," recently held at SDPI, Islamabad.
He also suggested institutionalizing the role of middleman in order to regulate the wheat procurement

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