Archive for February, 2012

Feed the Future

Feed the Future Forum Gathers Public and Private Sector, Calls for Greater Collaboration

The Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) recently had the opportunity to participate in Feed the Future’s First Public-Private Partnership Technical Forum, where former GHI Executive Director, Dr. William G. Lesher, was a… Read more »

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GHI Articles of Interest: Bridging the Gap on Agricultural R&D with the Private Sector; Bill Gates Urges Digital Revolution Against Hunger; No Global Security Without a Thriving Ag Sector

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. Bridging the Gap on Agricultural Research and Development with the Private… Read more »

Mexican President Felipe Calderon speaks to members of the G20 during a G20 Sherpas' meeting at Los Pinos Presidential Palace in Mexico City

GHI Articles of Interest: G20 Priorities: Advancing Sustainable Development; Technology Improving Global Land Cover Maps, U.S./China Cooperation on Trade and Food Security

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. Africa: Science and Technology Seen As Tools for Innovative Development All… Read more »

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GHI Articles of Interest: Reversing Farm Productivity Slide, U.S./China Ag Symposium Announced, USDA Offers Technology Tools to Farmers

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. Global Food Security Center Hires Manager, Receives Grants Lab Manager Magazine,… Read more »

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GHI Founding Member DuPont Announces Food Security Goals for 2020

Calls for Collaboration to Address World Hunger DuPont, a Global Harvest Initiative founding member, took steps toward addressing world hunger by announcing food security goals that it plans to meet… Read more »

DuPont EVP Jim Borel in Africa

GHI Articles of Interest, Top 5 Events in African Ag; DuPont on Food Security; UN Launches Disaster Prevention System

Top 5 Events in African Agriculture Farm Chemicals International, January 23, 2012 Africa: New Soil Carbon Methodology Approved All Africa, January 30, 2012 Time ripe for change as banana farmers… Read more »

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5 Noteworthy Quotes on Agriculture from the 2012 World Economic Forum

Once again, agriculture is a priority topic at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2012 in Davos, Switzerland. Below are some noteworthy quotes: “We can help poor farmers sustainably increase… Read more »