Strengthened and Streamlined Foreign Development Programs


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 »


The Role of Agriculture at Rio+20

From June 20-22, more than 100 heads of State and government, along with thousands of parliamentarians, mayors, UN officials, and private sector and civil society leaders, will come together at… 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 »


Busan: A “New Deal” for Foreign Assistance

International aid donor countries and recipients typically have five basic issues of concern: ownership, alignment, harmonization, results and mutual accountability. The Fourth High-Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness in Busan, South… Read more »

7 Billion and Counting - Notable Quotes on the Growing Global Population

Many public and private sector leaders around the world have commented on the United Nations’ recent announcement that the global population has reached seven billion people. Below is a sample… Read more »

GHI Articles of Interest: Progress in Africa, G20 & WTO discuss food security, 7 billion

These articles, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. WTO Ministerial Meeting To Tackle Food Security The Nation, November 7, 2011… 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 »

John Deere Foundation’s $2.5 Million Grant Helps African Farmers by Creating a Sustainable Framework for Increased Food Security

The John Deere Foundation is helping to provide access to financial services for farmers in Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda and Uganda with a $2.5 million grant to Opportunity International’s “Banking… Read more »

Global Harvest Initiative Calls for Streamlined and Strengthened Development Assistance Programs to Increase Agricultural Productivity, Address Food Security

On May 31, The Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) published its latest issue brief outlining recommendations to optimize and leverage development assistance programs in order to address global hunger and food… Read more »

Gates, Shah, Vilsack Discuss Global Food Security

On May 24th, the Global Harvest Initiative attended the Global Agricultural Development Symposium, sponsored by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. The event brought in several notable speakers and panelists… Read more »