Solve for X – Howard Shapiro – Ending Stunting in Africa
Stunting lasts for the rest of the persons life.
Stunting is not a caloric problem it is lack of nutrition.
Stunting effects 30% of Africa, 52% of India and 7% of the USA populations.
101 African orphan food crops will be sequenced.
101 sequences genomes will be resequenced with 100 to 150 cultivars. About 15000 sequences that will all be in the public domain.
Create optimally nutritious plants in the next 3-5 years.
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