HarvestPlus, World Food Programme Release Joint Brief on Biofortification

Biofortified varieties of several crops are also bred to be climate smart (e.g., heat and drought tolerant
and require lower levels of inputs such as water); biofortification can help counteract the negative effects of climate change on the nutritional quality of food crops.

Empowering Smallholder Farmers to be Food System Change Agents

The Nutrition for Growth Year of Action got off to an auspicious start at a virtual launch event last month, where prominent stakeholders announced investment commitments of more than $3 billion toward the upcoming Nutrition for Growth Summit‘s goal of addressing the hunger and nutrition crisis.