HarvestPlus and its partners fight hidden hunger worldwide by scaling staple food crops that are bred to be rich in essential vitamins and minerals.

These biofortified, climate-smart crops sustainably improve the health, resilience, and livelihoods of smallholder farming households and low-income consumers, helping to make food systems more nutritious and inclusive.

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Women Agripreneurs Lead Farmers Towards Greater Productivity

November 18, 2022

New Global Estimates Underscore Need for Action Against Hidden Hunger

November 16, 2022

Group of women in rural Malawi
Saving for Seed: Advancing Financial Inclusion of Women

November 4, 2022

School-age girls in India
From Seeds to School Plates: Nourishing Children in India

November 1, 2022

Arti Roller Zinc Wheat Flour
Scaling Through the Value Chain: India’s Arti Roller Flour Launches Zinc-Enriched Wheat Product

October 11, 2022

HarvestPlus at the 2022 World Food Prize and Borlaug Dialogue events

September 28, 2022

Biofortified Crops Around the World

Explore the Global Reach map to see where hundreds of CGIAR/HarvestPlus biofortified varieties are released or in testing.

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The Biofortification Hub

A one-stop shop for tools, resources, and information to support action and innovation by implementers, policymakers, donors, and researchers.

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Commercialisation of Biofortified Crops Programme

HarvestPlus co-leads the CBC Programme, which is catalyzing commercial markets for biofortified seeds, grains, and food products in six countries with pervasive levels of malnutrition: Bangladesh, Kenya, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Tanzania.

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