Dr. Howarth Bouis is Director of HarvestPlus, part of the CGIAR Research Program on Agriculture for Nutrition and Health (AN4H). He received his B.A. in economics from Stanford University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Stanford University’s Food Research Institute. Since 1993, he has sought to promote biofortification within the CGIAR, among national agricultural research centers, and in the human nutrition community. His past research focused on understanding how economic factors affect food demand and nutrition outcomes, particularly in Asia. He holds a joint appointment at the International Food Policy Research Institute (Washington, D.C.) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) (Cali, Colombia).