Biofortification

BIOFORTIFICATION

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“Hidden hunger,” or micronutrient deficiency, affects a large section of the Indian population, as it does in many developing countries. Biofortified staples can help improve diets.
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On May 23, HarvestPlus announced a major new commitment by the government of the United Kingdom to support research in biofortified
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Arun Baral will be the next Chief Executive Officer of HarvestPlus, the global program has announced. Currently serving as CFO,
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More than 17 percent of people globally lack sufficient zinc in their diets. Deficiencies in this essential micronutrient contribute to
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A study recently published in the Journal of Nutrition provides evidence biofortified high-iron pearl millet can stem the deleterious ripple effect
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The African Development Bank welcomes HarvestPlus founder Howarth Bouis to the African Leaders for Nutrition (ALN) initiative, to address the pervasive challenge
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A new zinc-enriched maize variety was released in Colombia on February 23 to help combat malnutrition in South America.
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In 2017 HarvestPlus developed a new, 5-year strategic plan for 2018-2022.  The goal of this strategic plan is to establish the
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HarvestPlus has been named one of four finalists for 100&Change, a competition for a single $100 million grant from the John D.