The use of underutilised plant species to improve nutritional security through production, agroprocessing and marketing.
To improve community nutrition through diverse products from underutilised fruits and vegetables, especially in relation to:
FoodPlus is a multidisciplinary programme that links CFFRC with partners in Malaysia and beyond. Its purpose is to diversify the food basket and so enhance the nutritional security of communities, initially in Malaysia and South East Asia with upscaling to other regions, especially in the developing tropics. Programme activities will include the four main areas of biofortification of plants, bioavailability of nutrients, post harvest processing and supply chain management of underutilised plant species that contribute to the overall goal of sustainable nutrition through increased utilisation of plant species.
Completed applications should be submitted by Friday 1 June 2012 to:
For more information about this project please direct enquiries to:
University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul EhsanMalaysia
telephone: +6 (03) 8924 8799
fax: +6 (03) 8924 8798
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