Increasing the consumption of nutrient-dense foods through schools in Tanzania

Micronutrient deficiencies remain a serious problem in Tanzania among young children and women of reproductive age and can lead to life-long consequences such as impaired growth and development and reduced human potential. The launch of the National School Feeding Guideline offers a strong lifeline to scale the provision of nutrient-dense fortified foods in schools. GAIN is supporting the implementation of this national mandate through two projects that target different actors along the fortification value chain with the aim of increasing the consumption of nutrientdense industrially fortified and biofortified foods among school children