HarvestPlus Named Finalist in MacArthur Foundation Competition for $100 Million Grant

HarvestPlus has been named one of four finalists for 100&Change, a competition for a single $100 million grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The global challenge seeks bold solutions to critical problems of our time.

Boosting Nutrition and Women’s Empowerment Through Home Gardening

Malnutrition is the number one risk factor in the global burden of disease, and affects one in three people worldwide. Today, 159 million children are short for their age, 50 million are underweight and 264 million women of reproductive age are anaemic because they lack iron.

Hanoi Workshop Held on Providing Safer Pork Products in Vietnam

A two-day workshop, held 7 and 8 September, 2017, titled ‘Improving food safety along the pork value chain—lessons learned and ways forward,’ was held in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Transform Nutrition Marks End of First Phase with International Conferences

With August 2017 marking the end of Transform Nutrition’s first phase, the consortium recently convened research symposia in Kenya and Nepal, to discuss results from and next steps for East Africa and South Asia, respectively.