Decisions on controversial High Value Nutrition funding to be made by year end

Sun, 09 Nov 2014

By Fiona Rotherham Nov. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The first and largest of the government’s controversial National Science Challenges, High Value Nutrition, will reach agreement by year’s end on what science will be funded to meet the goal of developing high-value foods with validated health benefits to boost exports. The ten National Science Challenges were announced in 2012 and High Value Nutrition (HVN) was the first to be officially launched last April with total funding of up to $180.8 million over ten years. Forty scientists are currently...

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