Africa / Agriculture / Asia / Food Security / Latin America

Prabhu Pingali at the Borlaug Dialogue/World Food Prize ceremony in Iowa

Preparing the land for seed in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia (photo credit: ILRI/Mann). On 13 October 2010, Prabhu Pingali, deputy director of Agricultural Development Policy and Statistics at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, made the following remarks at the World Food Prize and Borlaug Dialogue events  (13–15 October 2010), being held this week in Des … Continue reading

Africa / Agriculture / Biotechnology / CGIAR / ILRI / Research / Vaccines / Women

Clinton cites CGIAR research for women and livestock as targets of US aid for agriculture

Hillary Rodham Clinton, US Secretary of State, this week (16 June 2010) announced that this year’s World Food Prize would be bestowed on leaders of two leading non-governmental humanitarian organizations focusing on reducing hunger and poverty — Jo Luck, President of Heifer International, and David Beckmann, President of Bread for the World. In her speech, … Continue reading