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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News & Insights
HarvestPlus at the 2022 World Food Prize and Borlaug Dialogue events

September 28, 2022

Government, Stakeholders in DRC’s South Kivu Support Biofortification in Fight Against Malnutrition

September 27, 2022

The Power of Orange: Catalyzing Delivery of Vitamin A Maize in Zambia

September 27, 2022

Asia Food Journal Article Explores Commercial Growth of Biofortification

September 23, 2022

A Livelihood Success Story: Kenyan Farmer Coop Taps Iron Beans for Increased Incomes

September 22, 2022

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Webinar Video: Harnessing Tech in Nutrition-Smart Agriculture

September 13, 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

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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