Archive for August, 2012

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“Water and Food Security” the Theme of 2012 World Water Week

Water could become a key constraint to increasing global agricultural productivity at a rate that will feed a global population estimated to reach 9 billion people by 2050. The Stockholm… Read more »

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GHI Articles Of Interest: Water and food security are inseparable, UN calls for new climate policies

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. Planting Seeds of Prosperity USDA Blog, August 23, 2012 Food Security… Read more »

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GHI Articles of Interest: The Battle for Water; Investing in African Farmers; Drought-Tolerant Corn Offers Hope

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. The Battle for Water - Feeding the Thirsty: why we need… Read more »

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GHI Articles of Interest: Why South Korean Farmers Are 40x more productive than Chinese, Robots To Harvest Crops

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. Malnutrition is like the Olympics: it has our attention, but for… Read more »

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Investing to Feed the World

By Dr. Margaret M. Zeigler, Global Harvest Initiative Executive Director Catherine Bertini and Dan Glickman offer some excellent recommendations in their Politico article, “Feeding the World in Face of Drought”… Read more »

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What’s Ahead for Global Food Security?

The following is a cross-post from the USDA Blog. By Stacey Rosen and Shahla Shapouri, Economists, Food Security and Development Branch, Economic Research Service The Economic Research Service (ERS) has,… Read more »

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GHI Articles of Interest: Tailoring technology for female farmers, UNIDO Director-general says Africa must embrace agribusiness

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. To prosper, Africa must diversify economies, focus on agribusiness – UN… Read more »