PATH – The Ultra Rice Project

Monday, April 12, 2010

Dipika Matthias, Project Director of PATH’s Ultra RiceProject, presented the the technology and impact Ultra Rice is having around the globe on April 12, 2010. The Ultra Rice Project seeks to improve mincronutrient health in rice consuming communities. This presentation goes on to explain what Ultra Rice is, who benefits from Ultra Rice, and why Ultra Rice is important for reducing maternal and child mortality. Matthias outlines the “Framwork for Commercialization and Introduction”, which takes place in four steps including building an evidence base, engaging local manufacturers, distribution through the public sector, and enlisting the support of key stakeholders. Learn what the future holds for this innovative technology and how it has made the difference in developing communities around the world.

Presentation: April 12, 2010