Linking social protection with agriculture and nutrition interventions. Biofortified potato to alleviate anemia in the high Andes of Peru. Project profile

Many women and children in the high Andes suffer from anemia due to an inadequate diet. This project takes a holistic approach to addressing micronutrient deficiency, boosting food security and health and building women’s empowerment by introducing potatoes rich in iron and zinc as part of an integrated agriculture-nutrition approach.