The Student Association is committed to engaging student members from around the world and utilizing their scientific skills to serve a bigger cause. The IFTSA Developing Solutions for Developing Countries (DSDC) competition promotes the application of food science and technology and the development of new products and processes that are targeted at improving the quality of life for people in developing countries.
Calcium is critical for women to have and maintain a healthy pregnancy. Unfortunately, many women in the Middle East and North Africa do not obtain enough calcium in their diets; this leads to an increased risk of maternal death, preterm birth, and neonatal and infant mortality. Develop a product aimed at increasing pregnant women’s intake of calcium in one of the two named regions.
Detail information: http://www.ift.org/~/media/Community/Students/CompetitionRules2014_2015/DSDC_Rules_Guidelines.pdf