HarvestPlus is Using ‘Good Old Fashioned Plant Breeding’ to Reduce Hidden Hunger

Most people know that the world is still facing a global hunger problem, with 20 million people on the brink of famine today. But perhaps they aren’t as aware of another global epidemic: hidden hunger.

Hidden hunger affects roughly 2 billion people around the world and can result in serious health problems like stunting, diarrhoeal disease, auto-immune deficiency, blindness, and early child mortality.

“One of the biggest global problems in our time is malnutrition, particularly hidden hunger, which is a type of malnutrition where people are getting enough to eat, but not enough nutrition for good health, life, or growth,”

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