37721-022: Sustainable Food Fortification in Central Asia and Mongolia

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The goal of the Project is to reinforce and sustain the reduction of iodine deficiency disorder (IDD) and iron deficiency anemia (IDA) among poor children and women in Central Asia through parallel attention to supply (production and distribution); demand (public awareness and demand creation); and regulation (quality control, implementation of regulations and legislation, and trade facilitation). The specific objectives are to (i) obtain and sustain use of iodized salt by 90% of households; ... Read More

Country Regional
Project Number 37721-022
Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Grant No. 9052
Approval Date 22 Jul 2004
Sector Health and social protection
Subsector Nutrition
Safeguard Categories Environment: C



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Michiel Van der Auwera
Request for information

Responsible ADB Department
Central and West Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division, CWRD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health Services
Mr. N. Faizulloev

Ministry of Health

PDS Creation Date
28 Oct 2008

Last PDS Update
07 Sep 2013