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Agronomic bio fortification to improve iodine intake in Northern Uganda: a stakeholder based intervention


This project aims to introduce and promote agronomic iodine bio-fortification as an alternative strategy to increase iodine consumption and food security in Northern Uganda. Using a stakeholder-based approach, the project will identify acceptable pathways for dissemination implementing iodine bio-fortification in Uganda . This is novel approach which when implemented has great potentials for improving food security and combating iodine deficiency amongst the poor rural households.

Intervention type

TEAM projects


01/03/2016 - 29/02/2020

This project is being implemented in:
Flemish promoter Xavier Gellynck
Local promoter Duncan Ongeng
Local partner institution Universiteit Gent
Local partner institution Gulu University
Other local partners Mountains of the Moon University
Budget € 272.795