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New cookbook features your favorite maize and wheat recipes

Crowd-sourced “A Grain a Day” cookbook released to coincide with World Food Day highlights significant role maize and wheat play in the human diet.


Vitamin A orange maize: a partnership between agriculture and nutrition bears fruit

Guest blogger from HarvestPlus Only 20 years ago, the idea that maize could reduce vitamin A deficiency (VAD) would have been summarily dismissed. Agricultural scientists were focused on increasing yi …


Farmers in India embrace high-zinc wheat for its nutritional benefits

Undernourishment affects some 795 million people worldwide. According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), more than one out of every nine people do not eat enough to lead healthy, act …


A Grain a Day

“A Grain a Day” is an opportunity to shed light on the important role maize and wheat play in global nutrition and to celebrate the dietary value of these food staples. Globally, an estimated 800 mill …


How do you use maize and wheat in your favorite recipe?

EL BATAN, Mexico (CIMMYT) – Globally, an estimated 800 million people do not get enough food to eat and more than 2 billion suffer from micronutrient deficiency, or “hidden hunger,” according to U.N. …