The worldwide company Bayer has expertise in the nutrition and healthcare sectors of the life sciences.
Recently, Bayer announced the extension of the Nutrition Gap Project, one of its renowned sustainability initiatives, to increase access to nutrient-dense foods.
By 2030, the program’s intended goal was to increase access to 50 million additional people in underserved locations. A crucial strategy for creating a safety net against malnutrition in these areas and a significant component of the programme is nutritional supplementation. on second anniversary of the initiative, Bayer is boosting the programme to additionally assist in bridging the nutrient gap by using the most basic sources of food i.e. fruits, vegetables, and grains.
By addressing both the amount of food required to end world hunger and the quality required to guarantee that people have access to key vitamins and minerals, Bayer is working to strengthen the company’s commitment to food security.
Malnutrition disproportionately impacts vulnerable populations, especially rural communities, women, and girls. Bayer is currently undertaking to enhance smallholder farmers’ livelihoods clearly overlaps with this.
Bayer’s objective to increase access to daily health for 100 million people in disadvantaged regions is being expedited through the Nutritional Gap Initiative, which has an impact on more than 19 million individuals in underserved communities in 2022.
In order to assist communities, become healthier and more resilient, Bayer is working to provide more tools, services, and programmes as the initiative develops to increase access to nutrient-dense food as well as vitamin and mineral supplementation.