Enhanced Private Sector Involvement

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Partnerships increase the impact of relief, development in the Sahel

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 »

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GHI Articles Of Interest: Drought and rising food prices creating interest for food security and sustainability

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. FAO, UN Agencies Appeal For Action to Combat Rising Food Prices… Read more »

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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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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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“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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Enhanced Private Sector Involvement Key to Global Food Security

The critical role of the private sector in global efforts to address food security and agricultural development is one of many topics that will addressed at today’s Chicago Council on… 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 »

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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 »

GHI Articles of Interest: UN land degradation warning, plans to end global poverty, perception of Africa must change

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. UN Warns 25 pct of world land degraded but farm production… Read more »