Louise Iverson is a research associate at The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, where she shepherds the council’s annual policy report on global food security. Previously, she worked in development programming in Central America. Iverson holds a master of public policy degree from the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and a bachelor's degree from the University of Minnesota.
More than 800 million people worldwide are chronically hungry and more than twice as many people are estimated to be micronutrient-deficient, lacking the vitamins and minerals necessary to grow, learn and earn. Experts from The Chicago Council on Global Affairs make a case for biofortification.