First Global Conference Resources

For a list of resources for the Second Global Conference, click here

  • Copenhagen Consensus 2008 by the Copenhagen Consensus Center (PDF 185K)
  • Scaling Up Nutrition: A Framework for Action by the Center for Global Development, the European Commission, the International Congress of Nutrition (ICN), United Nations Standing Committee on Nutrition (SCN), USAID, UNICEF, WHO and the World Bank (PDF 1.1M)

Commissioned Papers

  • From HarvestPlus to harvest driven: How to realize the elusive potential of agriculture for nutrition? by Lawrence Haddad (PDF 827K)
  • Biofortification as a complementary approach to controlling micronutrient deficiencies in the developing world by Keith P. West, Jr. and Andrew L. Thompson (PDF 259K)

Briefs

  • How Do We Maximize Impact and Speed Up Delivery? Using Biofortified Crops for Community Intervention Studies by Guangwen Tang (PDF 61K)
  • Breeding for Prebiotics by James Stangoulis (PDF 60K)
  • Taking Stock of Evidence on Biofortification of Food Crops with Provitamin A Carotenoids: Situation Analysis of What We Know by Sherry A. Tanumihardjo (PDF 80K)
  • Detrimental Effects of Soil Zinc Deficiency on Crop Productivity and Human Nutrition in India by M.V. Singh (PDF 100K)
  • Revisiting Protein Needs of Children in Light of the 2008 FAO/WHOReport: “Quality Matters” by Shibani Ghosh, Devika Suri, Nilupa Gunaratna, and Ricardo Uauy (PDF 88K)
  • Enhanching the Nutritional Value of Cassava (Manihot Esculenta) by Transgenic Accumulation of Storage proteins by Mohammad Abhary, Nigel Taylor, and Claude Fauquet (PDF 58K)
  • The Perfect Storm: Food Security and Nutrition under Climate Change by Mark Rosegrant (PDF 71K)
  • Meta-Analysis of Micronutrients Trials under Elevated CO2 by Justin McGrath (PDF 65K)
  • Investigating Farmers’ Choice of Pearl Millet Varieties in India to Inform Targeted Development and Delivery of Biofortified Varieties by Dorene Asare-Marfo, Ekin Birol, and Devesh Roy (PDF 58K)
  • Vegetables with Consumer Appeal: Improved Flavor and Nutrition by Sekhar Boddupalli (PDF 60K)
  • Delivery of Orange Maize in Zambia by Marx Mbunji (PDF 60K)
  • Consumer Acceptance of Biofortified Maize in Rural Zambia: Does Color Matter? by J.V. Meenakshi, A. Banerji, V.M. Manyong, K. Tomlins, P. Hamukwala, R. Zulu, and C. Mungoma (PDF 77K)
  • Agronomic Biofortification to Reduce Selenium Deficiency in Human Populations: Achivements and Challenges by Graham Lyons (PDF 59K)
  • Integrated Approach in Delivery of Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato by Jan W. Low (PDF 70K)
  • Challenges and Considerations for Implementation of High Fe/Zn-rich Crops in Developing Countries of Asia by Arun K. Joshi, Ravi P. Singh, and Govindan Velu (PDF 59K)
  • Strategies for Increasing Micronutrient Mineral Levels in Cereal Crops by Alexander A. T. Johnson (PDF 57K)
  • Knowledge, Gaps, and Constraints to Iron and Zinc Biofortification by Jere D. Haas (PDF 58K)
  • What We Understand about Micronutrient Minerals in Plants—With Relevance to Biofortification Strategies by Michael A. Grusak (PDF 59K)
  • Agronomic Practices to Reduce Non-Nutritive Elements in Food crops by Cynthia A. Grant (PDF 60K)
  • Identification of Iron Bioavailability QTL in Maize by Raymond Glahn and Owen Hoekenga (PDF 58K)
  • Drivers of Farmer Adoption of OFSP by Alan de Brauw, Patrick Eozenou, Daniel O. Gilligan, Neha Kumar, J.V. Meenakshi, and Scott McNiven (PDF 73K)
  • Improving the Post-Harvest Stability and Bioavailability of Provitamin A Carotenoids by Mark Failla, Chureeporn Chitchumroonchokchai, Li Li, and Fabiana De Moura (PDF 88K)
  • Improving Human Nutrition with Biotechnology-Derived Soybean Traits by Shawna Lemke, Federico Tripodi, Rick Wilkes, and Joseph Cornelius (PDF 76K)
  • Taking Stock of Evidence on Biofortification of Food Crops with Minerals (Iron and Zinc): Analysis of What We Know So Far by K. Michael Hambidge (PDF 59K)
  • Evidence Gaps and Program Constraints for Vitamin A Biofortification as a Public Health Intervention by Marjorie Haskell (PDF 67K)
  • Reaching End Users with Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato: The Experience of Integrating Operations Research with Project Implementation in Mozambique and Uganda by Anna-Marie Ball, Diane Bosch, Sylvia Magezi, Richard Dove, Martin Wamaniala (PDF 72K)
  • A Large-Scale Intervention to Introduce Beta-Carotene Rich Orange Sweet Potato Was Effective in Increasing Vitamin A Intakes among Children and Women in Rural Uganda and Mozambique by Christine Hotz, Dan Gilligan, Alan de Brauw, Cornelia Loechl, Mary Arimond, Lubowa Abdelrhaman, Patrick Eozenou, Mourad Moursi, JV Meenakshi (PDF 76K)
  • Breeding Crops for Climate Change in the Context of Biofortification by Steve Beebe, Kevin Pixley, Wolfgang Pfeiffer (PDF 66K)
  • Provitamin A Biofortification: Unanswered Questions and Research Plans by Peter Beyer (PDF 63K)
  • Fertilizer Strategies for Iron and Zinc: How Are We Going to Achieve This- The Way Forward by Ismail Cakmak (PDF 55K)
  • Wheat Biofortification for Iron and Zinc: How Are We Going to Achieve This—The Way Forward by Hans Joachim-Braun (PDF 59K)
  • Quality Protein Maize: Genetics and Advances in Breeding Strategies by Raman Babu (PDF 61K)
  • Challenges, Progress, and State of Breeding for Provitamin A by Kevin Pixley, Raman Babu, Jianbing Yan, Natalia Palacios (PDF 64K)
  • Considerations for Implementation of Biofortification in Developing Countries: The Case of Sub-Saharan Africa by Gorrettie Ssemakula and Wolfgang Pfeiffer (PDF 102K)
  • Challenges, Progress, and State of Breeding for Iron/Zinc by Merideth Bonierbale and Wolfgang Pfeiffer (PDF 56K)
  • Getting Biofortification into the Public Food Distribution System by Akter U. Ahmed (PDF 68K)
  • Experiences of Consumer Acceptability, Market and Product Development for Biofortified Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potato in Uganda and Mozambique by Andrew Westby, Claire Coote, Keith Tomlins, Aurelie Bechoff, Julius Okwadi, Jaquelino Massingue, Geoffrey Menya, Barroso Raffael, Harriet Nsubuga, Constance Owori , Claudie Dhuique-Mayer, Richard Dove, and Anna-Marie Ball (PDF 58K)
  • Navigating the Regulatory System: Lessons Learned from Golden Rice by Gerard Barry (PDF 60K)
  • Mainstreaming Iron and Zinc Biofortification as Public Health Nutrition Programs by Kenneth H. Brown and Shawn K. Baker (PDF 91K)
  • Selenium and Antioxidant Enzymes by John W. Finley (PDF 75K)
  • Marketing Invisible Traits by Marcelle van den Kommer (PDF 54K)