Archive for July, 2012

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GHI Articles of Interest: Empowering women reduces world hunger, New water policies key to tackling scarcity

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. Responding to Drought to Prevent Another Global Food Crisis IFPRI, July… Read more »

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Resilience in the Face of Drought

News of extreme heat and widespread drought in America’s heartland is everywhere I look. With more than 75 percent of the nation’s corn and soybean crops in drought-affected areas, both… Read more »

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GHI Articles of Interest: Text messages bring profits to Malawi farmers, Urbanization must be factored into food security agenda

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. Sara Gets the Message: Texts Plant Profits for Malawi Farmers USAID, July/August… Read more »

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“The MCC Effect” and Private Sector Partnerships for Development

By Margaret Zeigler, Executive Director, Global Harvest Initiative During my first week at the Global Harvest Initiative, our board of directors and staff had the opportunity to interact closely with senior… Read more »

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GHI Articles of Interest: Launch of Global Food Security Index, Q&A with Dr. Rajiv Shah

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. Food Security Index shows huge disparity between nations Drovers Cattle Network,… Read more »

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Global Harvest Initiative Welcomes New Executive Director Dr. Margaret Zeigler

The Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) today welcomed a new executive director, Dr. Margaret Zeigler, who has devoted her career to addressing global hunger and food security. “Margaret is a recognized… Read more »

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GHI Articles of Interest: Making Sense of Sustainable Agricultural Intensification; Food Security Solutions in the Sahel

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. Is Water the World’s Next Global Security Threat? Huffington Post, July… Read more »

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GHI Articles of Interest: The road from food emergencies to food security, G20 Leaders Commit To Ag Results Development Initiative

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. On the road from food emergencies to food security Thomson Reuters… Read more »