The Feasability of Mandatory Fortification of Cereals in Botswana
"The purpose of this publication is to examine the feasibility of mandatory fortification of cereals in Botswana. The rest of the publication is organised as follows. Chapter 2 briefly reviews existing literature on the state of malnutrition in Botswana. In Chapter 3, the state of cereal fortification in Botswana is examined. Chapter 4 shows that the milling industry is characterised by the existence of small firms. Chapter 4 also examines the cost of fortification for small, medium and large scale firms. It is assumed that existing firms adopt the NFTRC/RIIC technology, where a ribbon mixer is being recommended by the National Food Technology Research Centre. Chapter 5 examines institutional issues such as advocacy and promotion, legislation and regulations, as well as quality assurance and control. Chapter 6 provides a summary and recommendations."