HarvestPlus Honored to be Semi-Finalist in $100 Million Grant Competition

Many organizations around the world are doing remarkable work to improve people’s lives and communities. There are innovative efforts and inspired champions for bold change in every corner of the globe. That is why we at HarvestPlus are profoundly honored that we have been selected as a semi-finalist from more than 1,900 entries in the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation’s global competition seeking bold solutions for critical problems of our time.

2016 World Food Prize Laureate

HarvestPlus is proud to congratulate 2016 World Food Prize Laureate Dr. Howarth "Howdy" Bouis, who won for his pioneering work in addressing the global problem of micronutrient deficiencies, known as hidden hunger, through biofortification. The World Food Prize, known as the “Nobel Prize for Agriculture and Nutrition,” recognizes individuals who have improved the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.

Biofortification Evidence Document

This document summarizes the latest evidence on nutrition, efficacy, and impact of biofortified crops.

Nutrition
Economics and policy
Report

Assessing the Adoption of High Iron Bean Varieties and Their Impact on Iron Intakes and Other Livelihood Outcomes in Rwanda: Listing Exercise Report

Dorene Asare-Marfo, et al
Beans
Rwanda
Report

Adoption of Modern Varieties and Rice Varietal Diversity on Household Farms in Bangladesh

Marites Tiongco
Mahabub Hossain
Working Paper
Economics and policy
Rice
Bangladesh

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Biofortification, Crop Adoption, and Health Information: Impact Pathways in Mozambique and Uganda

Alan de Brauw
Patrick Eozenou
Daniel Gilligan
Christine Hotz
Neha Kumar
J.V. Meenakshi
Working Paper
Economics and policy
Uganda

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HarvestPlus Country Briefs

Created 2015 These briefs provide an overview of the nutritious crops we are promoting, how we work, and key partners in target countries.

Brochure
Bangladesh
Democratic Rep of Congo
India
Nigeria
Pakistan
Rwanda
Uganda
Zambia

Determinants of Adoption of Improved Cassava Varieties among Farming Households in Oyo, Benue,and Akwa Ibom States of Nigeria

Abdoulaye Tahirou
A. S. Bamire
Adewale Oparinde
A. A. Akinola
Working Paper
Cassava
Nigeria

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