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GHI’s 2012 GAP Report Warns of Regional Food Security Challenges Despite Global Progress

The Global Harvest Initiative’s (GHI) annual Global Agricultural Productivity Report® (GAP Report®), was released on October 17, before an audience of global thought leaders, agricultural industry experts, farmers, and international… Read more »


“Agriculture and Water are Inseparable” - Video Highlights from the 2012 Water for Food Industry Leaders Panel

This is a part of a series of blog posts leading up to this year’s World Food Prize Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, where GHI will release its 3rd Annual… Read more »


“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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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 »


Global Harvest Initiative Congratulates Dr. Daniel Hillel, 2012 World Food Prize Laureate

Dr. Daniel Hillel has been awarded the 2012 World Food Prize for conceiving and implementing a radically new mode of bringing water to crops i­­n arid and dry land regions… Read more »

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Agriculture Leaders Highlight Importance of Water for Global Food Security

Private Sector Actively Investing in Solutions To Increase Global Agricultural Productivity and Address Food Security Agriculture leaders from Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) member companies spoke on an Industry Leaders Panel… Read more »

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Ag Leaders Address Agricultural Development in Africa

Recently I had the opportunity to address the Corporate Council on Africa’s Agribusiness Working Group and highlight findings from the Global Harvest Initiative’s 2011 GAP Report™, a benchmark of the… Read more »

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Engaging the Private Sector in Agricultural Development

Former Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) Chairman of the Board, Dr. William Lesher, was a featured speaker at a Center For Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) roundtable discussion event on agricultural… Read more »


Noteworthy Upcoming Food Security & Agricultural Development Events

Below are a few upcoming food security and agricultural development events to which GHI looks forward to attending. We hope to see you there. Creating Better Access to Finance for… Read more »

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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 »