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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 »

In Ethiopia's Ghibe valley, ILRI-led Tsetse Fly control methods have allowed cattle to flourish in an area previously almost uninhabitable for them. This has encouragd more farming in the area, relieving to a degree population and soil erosion pressures in higher, Tsetse free, elevations. The ILRI control herd waiting for monthly parasitology tests.

Livestock plays a vital role in food security

This is part of a series of Harvest 2050 blog posts leading up to this year’s World Food Prize Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, where GHI will release our 3rd… Read more »

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JUST RELEASED VIDEO: CEOs and Agriculture Experts Discuss GHI’s 2011 GAP Report™, Progress and Challenges in Addressing Global Food Security

In a just-released video, agricultural experts and the top executives of GHI member companies, including Patricia Woertz, ADM; Ellen Kullman, DuPont; Samuel Allen, John Deere; and Hugh Grant, Monsanto; GHI… Read more »

Global Population Hits 7 Billion, Raising Urgency of Addressing Hunger and Food Security

With the global population now at seven billion, the urgency of addressing global hunger and food security is greater than ever. In response to the new population statistics released today… Read more »

New Global Harvest Initiative Report Finds Progress, Highlights Challenges to Address Hunger, Food Security by 2050

On October 12, 2011 at the World Food Prize Symposium in Des Moines, Iowa, the Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) released its second annual Global Agricultural Productivity Report™ (GAP Report™), which,… Read more »

Recent Major Report Highlights Importance of Agricultural Productivity, Expresses Optimism

A new special report released by The Economist on February 24 taps a host of agricultural experts and organizations to address the challenges of feeding the 9 billion people that… Read more »