Greg S. Garrett directs GAIN's food policy and financing initiatives. Before joining GAIN in 2011, he spent over a decade in senior management roles and consulting at Abt Associates, Futures Group, Soros Foundation, and PSI, including five years living in Asia delivering health programs. Garrett is on the Board of the Iodine Global Network. He also holds a B.A. and an MSc in international development from the University of Bath, U.K.
There’s an unfinished agenda on food fortification with some 75 countries that could benefit from initiating programs, and others who need to step up or improve program quality. The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition explains how taking action could improve the nutritional status of billions.
Food fortification is reaching billions across the world through its simplicity and scalability. In this guest column, GAIN's Greg S. Garrett writes how, possibly for the first time, all the major players in micronutrient fortification are aligned around a common set of issues that need to be addressed.
When delivered through smart investments, food fortification can be a powerful tool in the fight against diseases caused by micronutrient deficiencies and developmental stunting, writes Greg Garrett, director of large-scale food fortification at GAIN.