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<span style="font-size: 11px;font: Arial;color: #999999">Panelists gave important insights on the role of science and innovation in curbing postharvest losses. © ADM Institute</span>

Innovations through Partnerships: How We’ll Feed More with Less

by Steve Sonka You likely wouldn’t meet Randall Hogan, the CEO of Pentair, at the Borlaug Dialogue where scientists, researchers, and practitioners gather to discuss today’s most pressing challenge—how to feed more with fewer resources. Yet this morning, I found myself forwarding an interview about Hogan’s new corporate strategy to my colleagues and co-hosts of […]


Fostering Discussion on Science and Innovation at the Borlaug Dialogue

by Kari A. Wozniak Next week, the 2013 Borlaug Dialogue will convene in Des Moines, Iowa, gathering leaders from around the world to discuss cutting edge food security issues. The ADM Institute will contribute by fostering discussion at its breakfast side event titled, “The Role of Science and Innovation on Food, Water, & Energy Security […]


Postharvest Loss and the Power of 3

by Kari A. Wozniak As of late this summer, the ADM Institute is a partner of an innovative initiative called “The Power of 3: Food, Water, and Energy”, with the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) and others. This partnership unites the strengths of industry and academia behind a science-based effort to develop cross-cutting solutions for […]


“Water and Food Security” the Theme of 2012 World Water Week

World Water Week focused on increasing global agricultural productivity and especially the relationship between saving water and reducing PHL. Read more in an article from the Global Harvest Initiative and slides from a presentation by Dr. Julian Parfitt. http://www.globalharvestinitiative.org/index.php/2012/08/water-and-food-security-the-theme-of-2012-world-water-week/ http://www.worldwaterweek.org/documents/WWW_PDF/2012/Wed/Addressing-post-harvest-losses/Julian-Parfitt.pdf


Powering Energy to Face the Challenges of World Hunger

USAID is partnered with the Swedish government, Duke Energy, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the African Development Bank, and the U.S. Department of Agriculuture in the creation of a program called Powering Agriculture: An Energy Grand Challenge for Development, which addresses the barriers in development, particularly at the intersection of agriculture and energy. The program will […]


Exploring Sustainable Solutions for Increasing Global Food Supplies

‘Exploring Sustainable Solutions for Increasing Global Food Supplies’ is a report from a workshop held by the National Research Council. Agricultural issues related to climate change, energy efficiency, food value chain, political economy, and more are all discussed. http://www.scribd.com/doc/76873514/Exploring-Sustainable-Solutions