Women in Biofortification Sustainably Improving Nutrition and Economic Empowerment

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    13.03.24

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More than 3.1 billion people around the world—mostly in Africa, Asia, and Latin America—simply can’t afford a diet of nourishing, diverse foods that provide enough essential vitamins and minerals. The women and children are most vulnerable among those.

Women play a vital role in agri-food systems, but their working conditions and economic opportunities are impacted by gender inequalities. Simply, closing gender gaps in farm productivity and employment in agri-food systems will increase global Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by $1 trillion and decrease food insecurity for 45 million people.

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