|Sustainable approaches to combat malnutrition|
In continuation of Urs Heierli's book "Sustainable approaches to combat malnutrition - small scale production and marketing of spirulina", several master thesis have been dedicated to refine the approach. The following two studies by Tobias Stahel and Selina Häny seek ways how to reach the BOP customers with an affordable and healthy product in the form of spirulina candies and tablets.
The production is now mastered with NGOs and Self-help groups and the marketing of spirulina products has started. One of the key challenges is to create awareness among mothers and children to address micro-nutrient deficiencies in early childhood. These deficiencies of vitamin A and basic minerals such as iron and zinc can lead to severe and irreversible damages
Sustainable Business Approaches to Comabt Malnutrition
Spirulina Candies: A Business Approach to Combat Malnutrition