New Study: Fortified Rice Can Improve Schoolchildren’ s Health in Cambodia

Published on 23 October 2014

The United Nations World Food Program (WFP), PATH and the Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD) said the child malnutrition issue in Cambodia can be addressed by fortified rice consumption, according to a joint press release AKP received this morning. Children in Cambodia are less prone to fever and diarrhoea and score higher on cognitive tests after six months of regularly eating fortified rice, it said.

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