BisNtel promotes biofortified zinc rice to fight malnutrition

Here comes an insightful article by one of the top experts on micro-nutrients in the country, Dr. Sabuktagin Rahman. He writes on the prospects of popularizing bio-fortified zinc rice to mitigate the zinc deficiency amongst Bangladeshi population. Business Intelligence Limited (BisNtel)has been engaged in rolling out strategies to promote commercialization of BRRI dhan74, an indigenously developed coarse variety of bio-fortified zinc rice in the Northern and Southern districts, on behalf of Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).

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