Semilla Nueva (501c3) helps rural Guatemalan farmers find a path to better nutrition, lasting food security, and prosperity through more nutritious seeds. Watch our progress below and read more about what we do and why we do it!

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Food and Nutritional Security

Guatemala is the most malnourished country in the western hemisphere. See how we are changing that reality.

Quality Protein Maize (QPM)

In Guatemala, corn makes up a huge part of people’s diet. Semilla Nueva is promoting a variety with more protein and nutrients.

Semilla Nueva on CNN

Executive Director of Semilla Nueva, Curt Bowen, speaks with CNN's Gabriela Frías on the opportunity for innovation in expanding access to nutritious seed in Guatemala.

Fighting the Battle

Semilla Nueva has fought many battles in the history of the organization. Now we have found the battle we believe is most worth fighting: the battle on malnutrition.