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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HarvestPlus and Heifer International Partner in India to Tackle Malnutrition

March 20, 2023

Growing Demand for Zinc Wheat in Pakistan

March 13, 2023

‘Nutri Pathshala’: Bringing School Children Plates Full of Nutrition

March 9, 2023

One Woman’s Story: Building Resiliency with Iron Beans

March 8, 2023

HarvestPlus Awarded ‘Mark of Excellence’ for Improving Millions of Lives Globally

February 21, 2023

Learning from Farmers to Accelerate the Adoption of Nutritious Millet in Niger

February 21, 2023

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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Featured Project

Advancing Availability of Biofortified Foods for Institutional Markets

To increase access to nutritious food for 1.2 million children in Kenya, Tanzania, and Malawi, HarvestPlus has partnered with AGRA, with support from the Rockefeller Foundation to integrate biofortified vitamin A maize and iron beans into school feeding programs produced by local smallholders.

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