Partner CGIAR Centers

International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics International Institute of Tropical Agriculture World Fish International Food Policy Research Institute Bioversity International International Rice Research Institute International Livestock Research Institute International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas International Potato Center International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center International Center for Tropical Agriculture World Agroforestry Centre

Latest News

What’s Next for Biofortification in Africa Post-Kigali?

HarvestPlus is hosting a series of five webinars to follow up on the Second Global Conference on Biofortification that was held earlier this year in Kigali, Rwanda.  The webinars, each focused on different sectors and regions, will discuss how best to integrate biofortified nutritious crops into comprehensive food and nutrition security efforts in countries with >> Read more

Including Nutrition in the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP)

A4NH hosts Side Event at African Union Commission (AUC) on the inclusion of nutrition in the CAADP agenda. The Malabo Declaration, agreed upon by the Heads of State and the Government of the African Union in June 2014, has committed, in addition to other goals, to decrease stunting by 10% and underweight by 5% in >> Read more

Vitamin A Maize

New Study Finds that Orange Maize Improves Vitamin A in Children

Biofortified “orange” maize can increase body stores of vitamin A in children. This is the finding of an efficacy study just published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The study involved Zambian children who were fed either white maize, orange maize, or a daily vitamin A supplement over three months. The researchers found that >> Read more

First Announcement and Call for Abstracts

2nd International Conference on Global Food Security 11-14 October 2015, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA The 2nd International Conference on Global Food Security aims to deliver state-of-the-art analysis, inspiring visions and innovative research methods arising from research in any of a wide range of disciplines. Join us in this exciting opportunity to ensure that >> Read more