‘Superfoods’ to combat hidden hunger

Eight biofortified foods are being developed to combat nutrient deficiencies that can cause blindness and anaemia Fabiola Ortiz for IPS, part of the Guardian development network theguardian.com, Thursday 18 July 2013 09.51 EDT

Canada funds the fight against malnutrition with $20 million grant

Research program to find ways agriculture can boost nutrition and improve lives John McDermott is the Director of the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health. Global and local leaders, including those of the G8 countries meeting  in Northern Ireland June 17-18, are waking up to the human and economic toll undernutrition is >> Read more

Tackling malnutrition means quality as well as quantity

By CONSORTIUM, April 9, 2013 Fighting malnutrition is not just about giving hungry people more food. It is also about improving the quality of food that they eat. That was the message from Howarth Bouis, director of HarvestPlus, a CGIAR Challenge Program that promotes micronutrient-rich staple food crops through biofortification. In an interview during a recent visit to India, Bouis said >> Read more