BASF Miconutrient News - Technologies for Improved Nutrition Issue 01/2013May 8, 2013
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How BASF is helping to fight malaria and tropical disease
BASF is a leading global producer of vitamin A for human nutrition.
Fortification of staple foods with vitamin A is an important way to improve vitamin A status in developing countries, where malnutrition is a severe public health problem. BASF offers special vitamin A products for fortification of staple foods. These meet exceptional requirements in stability and efficacy even under extreme climatic conditions.
From Central America, Africa, Middle East, Central Asia to the Pacific Islands, BASF provides technical advice to local producers of fortified oil, sugar, flour and milk. More than three decades of experience in product development and application make BASF supplier of choice. BASF is involved in many programs to help local producers of staple foods, – as well as the public sector and civil society to combat the global burden of vitamin A malnutrition.
Using Vitamins to Counter Malnutrition
Easy-to-use, for analysis of vitamin A in staple foods
BASF teams-up with BioAnalyt on quantitative field testing technology for vitamin A analysis – fast, exact and simple.
BASF and Maplecroft jointly collaborated in producing the following new maps in order to illustrate the rising challenges of vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
You will find the maps to be more detailed, more efficient in terms of risk identification and analysis, as well will you benefit from their increased functionality and the innovative use of data overlays.
For the full version of the interactive maps, please click on the respective icons.
The Accumulative Mineral and Vitamin Deficiency Index assess the risk posed to individual countries by malnutrition, analysing ...
The Vitamin A Deficiency Index assesses the risk of vitamin A deficiency providing quantitative assessments of the ...
The Hunger Index assesses the risk posed to individual countries and a conducive business environment within ...
The GDP Losses due to Micronutrient and Vitamin Deficiency ...