Archive for October, 2011

Global Population Hits 7 Billion, Raising Urgency of Addressing Hunger and Food Security

With the global population now at seven billion, the urgency of addressing global hunger and food security is greater than ever. In response to the new population statistics released today… Read more »

Notable 2011 World Food Prize Quotes

In case you missed it, below is a sample of notable quotes from this year’s World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa.   “Africa has the greatest challenge of food security… Read more »

New Global Harvest Initiative Report Finds Progress, Highlights Challenges to Address Hunger, Food Security by 2050

On October 12, 2011 at the World Food Prize Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, the Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) released its second annual Global Agricultural Productivity Report™ (GAP Report™), which,… Read more »

The Role of the Private Sector in Sustainable Agricultural Development

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts leading up to this year’s 25th Anniversary of The World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa, where GHI will release… Read more »