HarvestPlus is biofortifying seven food crops that can help reduce micronutrient malnutrition (hidden hunger) in Asia and Africa.
To learn more about these crops, and the countries we’re working in, click on the blue pins below. You can also choose from the menu of crops on the right.
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HarvestPlus is developing specific crop and nutrient combinations (products) to deliver micronutrients to malnourished populations in Africa and Asia. AgroSalud coordinates efforts to develop biofortified crops for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Each product consists of a different crop, nutrient, and country combination as shown on the map and in the table below. Expected release dates in target countries are also shown. More than 25 countries primarily in Asia and Africa are expected to benefit from spillover effects following initial release in target countries.
Target Crops, Nutrients, Countries, & Release Dates
|Bean||Iron||DR Congo, Rwanda||2012|
|Cassava||Vitamin A||DR Congo, Nigeria||2011|
|Maize||Vitamin A||Nigeria, Zambia||2012|
|Sweet Potato||Vitamin A||Mozambique, Uganda||2007|
Choose from the menu on the right to view the details of each target country and crop.
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