Archive for December, 2011

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A Changing Model for Foreign Aid

A recent Fortune Magazine article, “Foreign aid, capitalist style”, highlights the success of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) development model, whose founding principle is that economic growth is the best… Read more »

China

GHI Articles of Interest: China’s Food Security, Water Matters, Embracing Ag Tech to Feed the World

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. As Global Population Grows, Water Matters More NPR, Dec…. Read more »

William Lesher GAP Video

JUST RELEASED VIDEO: CEOs and Agriculture Experts Discuss GHI’s 2011 GAP Report™, Progress and Challenges in Addressing Global Food Security

In a just-released video, agricultural experts and the top executives of GHI member companies, including Patricia Woertz, ADM; Ellen Kullman, DuPont; Samuel Allen, John Deere; and Hugh Grant, Monsanto; GHI… Read more »

Rice, The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

GHI Articles of Interest: Interview with FAO director-general elect, seed investments, improving ag research and innovation

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. Agricultural innovation essential in supporting a growing population Agri-View, Dec. 8,… Read more »

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Busan: A “New Deal” for Foreign Assistance

International aid donor countries and recipients typically have five basic issues of concern: ownership, alignment, harmonization, results and mutual accountability. The Fourth High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, South… Read more »

Global Arable Land and Population

GHI Senior Associates Speak at Informa Economics Agriculture Policy Roundtable

The Global Harvest Initiative continued its speaking engagements recently at an Informa Economics Agriculture Policy Roundtable titled, “Agricultural Markets in a Volatile Political and Economic Environment.” The roundtable provided a… Read more »

GHI Articles of Interest: Repeating Korean Miracle Through Private Enterprise; Smart Foreign Assistance; Bill Gates Talks Innovation

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. The FP Interview: Bill & Melinda Gates Foreign Policy, December 2011… Read more »