Smarter Futures is a project which provides technical support and training for flour millers, government food control staff, and other stakeholders in Africa with regard to fortification of wheat and maize flour with vitamins and minerals. Adding vitamins and minerals to flour is economically viable and cost effective. Improving the nutritional value of people’s diets through fortification of flour will improve people’s health and well-being and lead to smarter futures.
- | March 2015 |
WHO Department of Nutrition for Health and Development in collaboration with the International Clearinghouse of Birth Defects Surveillance and Research, the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus, and the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities at United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are convening an intermediate level training workshop on surveillance and prevention of congenital anomalies and preterm births in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania from 2 to 5 March 2015. Read more
- | December 2014 |
Report from the Smarter Futures meeting in Cape Town “Celebrating and Equipping Progress Through Partnerships”. Read more
Read about our event in the Milling and Grain Magazine
About 125 people celebrated a decade of progress during an Africa Network Meeting held in Cape Town, South Africa, 2-3 December 2014.