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 »

The Role of the Private Sector in Sustainable Agricultural Development

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts leading up to this year’s 25th Anniversary of The World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa, where GHI will release… Read more »

2011 World Food Prize Laureate – John Agyekum Kufuor

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts leading up to this year’s 25th Anniversary of The World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa where GHI will release the 2nd Annual… Read more »

2011 World Food Prize Laureate - Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

This is the third in a series of blog posts leading up to this year’s 25thAnniversary of The World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa where GHI will release the 2nd Annual… Read more »

Dr. Norman E. Borlaug – A Legacy Worth Celebrating

This is the second in a series of blog posts leading up to this year’s 25th Anniversary of The World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa where GHI will release the 2nd Annual… Read more »

The World Food Prize – A 25 Year History of Addressing Food Security

This is the first in a series of blog posts leading up to this year’s 25th Anniversary of The World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa where GHI will release… Read more »

Freezing the Footprint of Food

How do we feed a rapidly growing population while also protecting our planet? That is a question we will have to answer by 2050, when the global population is estimated… Read more »

New USDA-ERS Brief: Increasing Agricultural Research Funding to Meet Rapidly Growing Global Ag Demand

The USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS) recently released an economic brief detailing current U.S. public agricultural research funding and the U.S. agricultural productivity growth rate required to keep up with… Read more »

CEO Video Testimonial: Hugh Grant, Monsanto

Opportunities to Sustainably Increase Agricultural Productivity “There are a billion people on Earth going hungry right now, and many of them are farmers…” —Hugh Grant, Chairman, President and CEO, Monsanto… Read more »

Daschle on Closing the Ag Investment Gap

In a recent Agri-Pulse op-ed, Tom Daschle discusses newly-independent South Sudan and how it, like many developing countries, will face many economic challenges in the coming decades as it tries… Read more »