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Innovating Around the Nutrition Challenge Is Not Just About Food

India is a world leader on many fronts; unfortunately malnutrition is one. “Home to one-third of the world’s undernourished children,” India has some of the highest global incidences of stunting, wasting, and underweight children. Though the country has made great strides towards improving nutrition through innovations in micro-nutrient fortification and food processing to combat hidden hunger, nutrition is a socioeconomically complex issue requiring an equally well designed solution. Research suggests that the “first 1,000 days following conception” are the most critical developmental phase, and “poor maternal

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Marico Innovation Foundation adds 8 more social enterprises to its Innovation Acceleration Portfolio

Media Release, 1 July, 2013 Mumbai: Marico Innovation Foundation has announced eight new Finalists for its Social Innovation Acceleration Program 2013. These finalists, chosen at the kick-off session in Mumbai held last week consist of 3 for profit models and 5 not-for-profit/hybrid models across India. These will receive highly customized and facilitated acceleration support through knowledge partner Innovation Alchemy over the next 24 months. Mr. Harsh Mariwala, Chairman and Managing Director, Marico Ltd and Founder of the Marico Innovation Foundation expressed happiness at the role played

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