High-iron beans: a new “superfood” for Colombia

High-iron beans: a new “superfood” for Colombia

New high-iron beans have been officially released in Colombia. They contain as much as 60% more iron than normal beans, and are intended to address the problem of iron deficiency – the world’s most persistent nutritional ailment. Affecting up to 2 billion people...
Could “magic beans” help ease Malawi’s maize woes?

Could “magic beans” help ease Malawi’s maize woes?

Whichever way you drive into or out of Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi, maize is everywhere. It flanks the roadsides for miles and miles; huge, undulating expanses disappear into the distance. You’d be forgiven for thinking the country was preparing for a bumper...

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