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Super bananas – world first human trial

The world’s first human trial of pro-vitamin A-enriched banana, expected to lift the health and well-being of millions of Ugandans and other East Africans will start very soon.
The QUT project, led by Distinguished Professor James Dale and backed with close to $10 million from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is one of the most significant biofortification projects in the world today.

“Human trial is a significant milestone for this project which started in 2005 and should see

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