(Aired on DW’s World in Progress on 2 April 2014)
In Cambodia iron deficiency is a serious problem. More than half of children under the age of five are anemic. A new method to reduce iron deficiency is now gaining attention. It involves a small iron fish that can be put into cooking pots. Early tests have been encouraging. If it proves a success, the simple method to boost iron intake could be exported to countries around the world.