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Are Consumers Willing to Pay More for Biofortified Foods? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Uganda

Shyamal Chowdhury
J V Meenakshi
Keith Tomlins
Constance Owori

This working paper has now been published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics.

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A Review of Agriculture and Health Policies in Uganda with Implications for the Dissemination of Biofortified Crops

Michael J. Potts
Stella Nagujja
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How cost-effective is biofortification in combating micronutrient malnutrition? An ex-ante assessment

J.V. Meenakshi
Nancy Johnson
Victor M. Manyong
Hugo De Groote
Josyline Javelosa
David Yanggen
Firdousi Naher
Carolina Gonzalez
James Garcia
Erika Meng

This working paper has now been published in World Development.

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Grain Position Affects Grain Macronutrient and Micronutrient Concentrations in Wheat

Daniel F. Calderini
Ivan Ortiz-Monasterio
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Are Synthetic Hexaploids a Means of Increasing Grain Element Concentrations in Wheat?

Daniel F. Calderini
Ivan Ortiz-Monasterio
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A Food-Based Approach Introducing Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes Increased Vitamin A Intake and Serum Retinol Concentrations in Young Children in Mozambique

Jan W. Low
Mary Arimond
Nadia Osman
Benedito Cunguara
Filipe Zano
David Tschirley
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Iron Biofortified Rice Improves the Iron Stores of Non-Anemic Filipino Women

Jere D. Haas
John L. Beard
Laura E. Murray-Kolb
Angelita M. del Mundo
Angelina Felix
Glenn B. Gregorio
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Biofortification of Staple Food Crops: Six Questions

Penelope Nestel
Howarth E. Bouis
J.V. Meenakshi
Wolfgang Pfeiffer
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Carotenoid-Biofortified Maize Maintains Adequate Vitamin A Status in Mongolian Gerbils

Julie A. Howe
Sherry A. Tanumihardjo
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