GAIN and HarvestPlus form partnership to expand access of bio-fortified crops to 1b people

USA - The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) and HarvestPlus have formed a new partnership to enhance accessibility of bio-fortified crops to one billion consumers. The new agreement involves US$35 million program that will focus on commercializing and expanding the reach and coverage of nutrient-enriched crops, such as zinc wheat, iron pearl millet, and…

BASF, GAIN partner on study to combat post-harvest losses

NIGERIA - A leading chemical company, BASF, has collaborated with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition on a study aimed at finding solutions to post-harvest losses in Nigeria. According to statement from the partners, the study aims to identify the current cold storage capacity of Nigeria in both frozen and ambient temperature segments. It said the…