Developing New Strategies for Nourishing the World

The World Economic Forum at Davos last month was a good opportunity for me to engage in discussions that would shape the future of sustainable development, including food security and nutrition. In a recent blog entry in the Huffington Post, I discuss multi-sectoral, people-focused approaches needed to create a healthy and inclusive food system that >> Read more

The World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting, Davos, Switzerland

Addressing the critical need to improve the strength of the global system, this year’s World Economic Forum Annual Meeting was themed “Resilient Dynamism,” which took place in Davos, January 23 to 27—IFPRI will also be focusing on resilience as a theme this year. The 2013 Annual Meeting was a busy time for me, as I took part >> Read more

G8 leaders coming together for food and nutrition security

On the eve of the G8 Summit at Camp David, I was invited to write a guest commentary on “Prioritizing Increased Development Aid and Scaled-Up Investments for Food Security” as part of the 3rd Annual Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security co-hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the World Economic Forum. >> Read more

Integrated, Sustainable, and Shared Growth at Davos

I have just returned from the 2012 World Economic Forum Annual Meetingheld in Davos, Switzerland. The Davos meeting, which attracts some of the world’s biggest movers and shakers, took place this year as the world faces slowed and uncertain economic growth and continuing shifts in economic power toward emerging and developing economies. Discussions focused on >> Read more