Are Consumers in Developing Countries Willing to Pay More for Micronutrient ‐ Dense Biofortified Foods ? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Uganda

@inproceedings{Chowdhury2009AreCI,
  title={Are Consumers in Developing Countries Willing to Pay More for Micronutrient ‐ Dense Biofortified Foods ? Evidence from a Field Experiment in Uganda},
  author={Shyamal Chowdhury and Jonnalagadda V Meenakshi and Keith Tomlins and Constance Owori},
  year={2009}
}
Vitamin A deficiency is a major health problem in Africa and in many other developing countries. Biofortified staple crops that are high in pro vitamins A and adapted to local growing environment have the potential to reduce the prevalence of vitamin A deficiency. One such example is the orange-fleshed sweetpotato. However because of its distinctive orange color, which is in contrast to the white varieties that are typically consumed in Africa, it is important to assess whether consumers will… CONTINUE READING

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