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2016 World Food Prize Laureate

HarvestPlus is proud to congratulate 2016 World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Howarth "Howdy" Bouis, who won for his pioneering work in addressing the global problem of micronutrient deficiencies, known as hidden hunger, through biofortification. The World Food Prize, known as the “Nobel Prize for Agriculture and Nutrition,” recognizes individuals who have improved the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.

Biofortification Evidence Document

This document summarizes the latest evidence on nutrition, efficacy, and impact of biofortified crops.

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Assessing the Adoption of High Iron Bean Varieties and Their Impact on Iron Intakes and Other Livelihood Outcomes in Rwanda: Listing Exercise Report

Dorene Asare-Marfo, et al
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Adoption of Modern Varieties and Rice Varietal Diversity on Household Farms in Bangladesh

Marites Tiongco
Mahabub Hossain
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Biofortification, Crop Adoption, and Health Information: Impact Pathways in Mozambique and Uganda

Alan de Brauw
Patrick Eozenou
Daniel Gilligan
Christine Hotz
Neha Kumar
J.V. Meenakshi
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HarvestPlus Country Briefs

Created 2015 These briefs provide an overview of the nutritious crops we are promoting, how we work, and key partners in target countries.

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Determinants of Adoption of Improved Cassava Varieties among Farming Households in Oyo, Benue,and Akwa Ibom States of Nigeria

Abdoulaye Tahirou
A. S. Bamire
Adewale Oparinde
A. A. Akinola
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HarvestPlus Overview

Created 2015 This is a brief overview of our approach to combatting hidden hunger with more nutritious crops through biofortification.

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Maize Consumption Patterns and Consumer Preferences in Zambia

Hugo De Groote
Zachary Gitonga
Earnest Kasuta
Dorene Asare-Marfo
Ekin Birol
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Nutritious Staple Food Crops: Who is Growing What (2015)

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