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 »

GHI Articles of Interest: Tackling the food crisis; Investing in ag leaders; Africans will help feed billions

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. Investing in tomorrow’s agricultural leaders Agri-Pulse, November 2011 Stakeholders pledge $1… Read more »

GHI Articles of Interest: Ag Investment, Population Increase, Six Steps To Food Security

The articles below, along with featured studies, press releases, videos and more, are also posted on our Media & Resources page. Investing In Agriculture Will Lead To Economic Growth New Vision, November… 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 »

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IBM Joins Global Harvest initiative

Company brings technology expertise to help advance group’s mission of sustainably increasing agricultural productivity to address hunger, food security The Global Harvest Initiative (GHI) has announced that IBM has joined as… 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 »

Notable 2011 World Food Prize Quotes

In case you missed it, below is a sample of notable quotes from this year’s World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa.   “Africa has the greatest challenge of food security… 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 »

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 »