Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
HarvestChoice Retreat, 2012
A recent HarvestChoice team retreat hardly fits Webster's idea of "an act or process of withdrawing especially from what is difficult, dangerous, or disagreeable".
Measuring Global Food Insecurity, and Increasing Food Supplies... Sustainably
Last year, my HarvestChoice cofounder Stanley Wood and I had the honor of joining in a set of workshops focused on two critical issues.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) supports a multitude of humanitarian programs in the United States and developing countries around the world. Inspired by the Green Revolution while mindful of some of its downfalls (e.g., environmental degradation), BMGF has made agricultural development a top priority as part of their Global Development Program.
Prabhu Pingali on the Gates Foundation's Agriculture Strategy (and HarvestChoice)
African Agricultural R&D: Why It Matters to the Rest of Us (VIDEO)
Last month I was honored to visit Stanford as a featured speaker at their Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium Series. I shared the bill with Prabhu Pingali, Deputy Director for Agriculture Development at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, who has been critical to helping guide and advance our work at HarvestChoice.