Micronutrient deficiency and particularly Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) are prevalent in Egypt. The government’s IDA mitigation strategy is focused on consumer-level interventions. Given fast-paced population growth, rising water scarcity, and poverty, a strategy that integrates upstream measures would strengthen the policy response and better support its public health targets.
April 10, 2017 By: Alison Van Eenennaam, Cooperative Extension Specialist, Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis Share URL Although genetics may not be obviously connected with agricultural sustainability, genetic improvement programs have dramatically decreased the environmental footprint of animal protein production in many parts of the world, and continued innovation is required to address […]
January 15, 2017 By: Monica Ganan, PhD Research & Enterprise Development Manager | Global Challenges Institute | London South Bank University Share URL Antibiotics as growth promoters Antibiotics have been used as feed additives for decades all around the globe by veterinarians and livestock owners to increase the growth rates and efficiency of farmed animals. Their […]