Howarth Bouis, founder and director of HarvestPlus for many years, has agreed to serve as Interim HarvestPlus CEO starting February 14, 2018. The process to recruit a permanent CEO will commence soon. He won the 2016 World Food Prize.
Biofortification is one of the most important approaches to fighting hidden hunger. HarvestPlus and its partners remain committed to deliver biofortified foods to 100 million people by 2020.
HarvestPlus’ principal donors are the UK Government; the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future initiative; the European Commission; the Government of Canada and donors to A4NH. HarvestPlus is also supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.