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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Responding to Crisis, Increasing Nutrition, and Protecting Farming-Dependent Livelihoods

January 26, 2023

Amid Climate Change, Biofortified Wheat Offers A Solution For Food Security in Pakistan

January 17, 2023

Nutrition Smart Agriculture: Sustainable Practices for Achieving Global Food and Nutrition Security

January 11, 2023

Multi-sectoral Nutrition Program Combats Violence Against Women and Children in the DRC

January 9, 2023

2022 Year in Review: Accelerating Improvements in Nutrition and Livelihoods  

January 4, 2023

HarvestPlus and Syngenta Foundation Partner to Build Value Chains for Biofortified Crops

December 16, 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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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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