HarvestPlus on BBC
This segment is part of a video A new episode of the BBC’s “Follow the Food” series, titled “Food as Medicine,” sheds light on biofortification as an innovative technology to combat micronutrient deficiencies.s.
From the Iron Works campaign, this multi-section infographic describes the global challenge posed by iron deficiency, and how iron-biofortified beans and pearl millet can help improve health and nutrition across generations.
Working with partners in Rwanda, in just a few years, iron beans reached 20 percent of all beans produced in this country. Beans are the primary staple.
How are sustainable value chains for biofortified seed and food developed. Through multisectoral, multi-partner approaches, as seen in the example of Uganda.