By Jesus Madrazo
Vice President, Corporate Engagement
Chairman, Global Harvest Initiative Board of Directors
We’ve long known that farmers must produce nearly double as much food, fiber and fuel to meet the needs of 9 billion people by 2050. And as they also face the increasing impacts of climate change – drought, flooding, heat, and pests – it’s critical that we help them meet these challenges while also protecting our earth for generations to come.
Today, this need is underscored by the Global Harvest Initiative’s 5th annual Global Agriculture Productivity Report® (GAP Report), an annual benchmark of agricultural productivity … Full Article »
By Dr. Margaret Zeigler
Global Harvest Initiative
Today, October 16, the Global Harvest Initiative released our 2013 GAP Report® at the World Food Prize in Des Moines, Iowa. The African presence at the World Food Prize is always significant. Dignitaries, farmers, agricultural experts, and international development professionals, among many others, travel to Des Moines from far and wide to learn and to meet new people that share their vision to improve global food and nutrition security.
It is always great to be a part of the World Food Prize and to experience first-hand the collective power of people … Full Article »