HarvestPlus is a global program that improves nutrition and public health by developing and promoting biofortified food crops that are rich in vitamins, minerals and providing global leadership on biofortification evidence and technology. At HarvestPlus, we get the plants to do the work! We use the process of biofortification to reduce malnutrition and improve the lives of millions of people around the world.
Biofortification is the process of increasing the density of vitamins and minerals in a crop, through convectional plant breeding or agronomic practices, so that when consumed regularly the biofortified crops will generate measurable improvement in vitamin and mineral nutritional status.
HarvestPlus in the LFSP: Technical partner on biofortification
- Mazowe and Zvimba districts in Mashonaland Central and Mashonaland West Provinces are being reached with the biofortification component only.
- Mutasa, Mutare, and Makoni in Manicaland Province,
- Guruve, Bindura and Mt Darwin in Mashonaland Central, Province
- Kwekwe, Gokwe North, Gokwe South and Shurugwi in Midlands Province.