Micronutrients into the food supply

The Economist reported that when eight eminent economists were asked how they would spend $75 billion to most help the world, 5 of their top 10 recommendations involved nutrition including: Vitamins for children Adding zinc and iodine to salt Breeding micronutrients into crops Other recommendations included more girls’ schools and trade liberalization. Of the 40… Continue reading Micronutrients into the food supply


Priorities for helping the world’s poor

There was an interesting article in this weekend’s Wall Street Journal’s Weekend Journal called “A New Dawn” which featured too very different perspectives on climate change. One article by Ian McEwan focuses on how developed countries should focus our budgets on climate change and the second article by Bjorn Lomborg focuses on how we need… Continue reading Priorities for helping the world’s poor