WEBINAR: Biotechnology, biofortification and healthy diets: food systems’ interventions for enhanced nutrition.

WEBINAR: Biotechnology, biofortification and healthy diets: food systems’ interventions for enhanced nutrition.

20 May 2021. Biotechnology, biofortification and healthy diets: food systems’ interventions for enhanced nutrition. How biotechnology is essential towards crop biofortification and the socio-economic determinants for adopting biofortified varieties. Furthermore, the webinar shall discuss how scientists can promote biofortified crops and what strategies could be used by scientists and practitioners to integrate biofortification into broader food system interventions for healthy diets.

This new Plant B+B Online Cafe, featured the scientific views of Prof Dr. Dominique Van Der Straeten, Prof Dr. Hans De Steur, and Prof Dr. Carl Lachat (UGent). 

The researchers presented their findings on how biotechnology is essential towards crop biofortification and the socio-economic determinants for adopting biofortified varieties. Furthermore, the panel discussed how scientists can promote biofortified crops and what strategies could be used by scientists and practitioners to integrate biofortification into broader food system interventions for healthy diets. 

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