Growing India’s economy by nourishing its children

On nutrition, we need to explore innovative private-public multi-sectoral partnerships.

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Conservative Senator Asha Seth, Micronutrient Initiative president Venkatesh Mannar, Conservative MP Patrick Brown, Indo-Canada Ottawa Business Chamber chair Jack Uppal.
Patrick Brown, M.G. Venkatesh Mannar
Published: Wednesday, 11/06/2013 4:19 pm EST
Last Updated: Thursday, 11/07/2013 9:28 am EST

Each day 70,000 children are born in India. From the moment these children are conceived, the nutrition they consume determines their growth, development, education, and ultimately their ability to contribute to society as adults. For a country on a trajectory to boast the world’s largest workforce by 2028, this is a reality that offers both tremendous opportunity and challenges.

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