Archive for June, 2011

New Report Finds $90B Annual Agricultural Investment Gap

Enhanced Private Sector Involvement Required To Meet Needs of 9 Billion By 2050 On June 27, the Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) released its final policy issue brief which estimates a… Read more »

Former Presidents of Brazil, Ghana Honored as 2011 World Food Prize Laureates

John Agyekum Kufuor, former president of Ghana, and Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, former president of Brazil have both been honored as 2011 World Food Prize Laureates for their successful… Read more »

Global Harvest Initiative Issue Brief: Embracing Science-Based Technologies Critical to Increase Agricultural Productivity and Enhance Global Food Security

On June 13, the Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) published a new policy issue brief which highlights the importance of science-based technologies in sustainably addressing the mounting challenges of global hunger… Read more »

What Will it Take to Feed 9 Billion People by 2050?

At an event today, the DuPont Advisory Committee on Agriculture, Innovation and Productivity for the 21st Century released a report concluding that, in order to feed the anticipated population of 9… Read more »