HarvestPlus and Heifer International Partner in India to Tackle Malnutrition
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A new partnership between HarvestPlus and Heifer International (Heifer) will enrich the diets and lives of 70,000 rural women and smallholder farmers in the Indian state of Bihar.
United by a shared vision and commitment to combat malnutrition and improve livelihoods through agriculture, HarvestPlus and Heifer will work together to improve the nutrition and income-generation potential of rural women and smallholder farmers.
The collaboration will integrate biofortified crops into the Heifer Bihar Sustainable Livelihood Development (BSLD) project and build on the successful scaling and capacity building efforts of the HarvestPlus Bihar and Odisha Nutrition Initiative project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.