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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 - 31/12/2020

This project is being implemented in:
Flemish promoter Xavier Gellynck
Local promoter Duncan Ongeng
Local partner institution Universiteit Gent
visit www.ugent.be
Local partner institution Gulu University
visit www.gu.ac.ug
Other local partners Mountains of the Moon University
visit http://www.mmu.ac.ug
Budget € 272.795