Posts tagged 'agriculture'

  • Forum Article

    Book review – 40 Chances: Finding Hope in a Hungry World

    In 2006, Warren Buffett asked his children this question: if you had 1 billion dollars to do something important with… more

  • Forum Article

    Six ways to revolutionize India’s agriculture

    India is a country of 240 million households, around half of which are involved in some way in agriculture. The… more

  • Forum Video

    Market forces bear fruit for mango farmers

    I have long believed that a business-focused approach to agricultural development can address the related challenges of… more

  • Forum Article

    We must make farming profitable

    A farmer tells his child, “study well and get a job or you will suffer like me.” This is not an isolated caution… more

  • Forum Video

    How do we change the way the world is fed?

    As we mark World Food Day this week, we are greeted by the news that 842 million people – about one in eight – are… more

  • Forum Article

    Wildfire, famine and the trouble with nature

    One of the biggest wildfires to hit California still smoulders around Yosemite and has been blamed on a hunter’s… more

  • Technology Pioneers Video

    What rural India can learn from Silicon Valley

    This week, I’ll be in Palo Alto to take part in a series of World Economic Forum workshops, bringing together members… more

  • Forum Event

    Finding new ways to feed Indonesia’s booming population

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2013

    05 - 07 Jun 2013, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Invest in smallholder farmers

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2013

    05 - 07 Jun 2013, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

  • Forum Event

    Achieving food security in South-East Asia

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2013

    05 - 07 Jun 2013, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

  • Forum Event

    One smallholder’s warning for farming in Africa

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2013

    08 - 10 May 2013, Cape Town, South Africa

  • Young Global Leaders Event

    Africa must add value to its vast natural resources

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2013

    08 - 10 May 2013, Cape Town, South Africa

  • Forum Event

    Growth in rural Africa is possible through innovative financing

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2013

    08 - 10 May 2013, Cape Town, South Africa

  • Forum Article

    Feeding Africa's future

    Today, we have the tools and knowledge to end extreme poverty and hunger by working together to transform agriculture… more

  • Forum Event

    Africa's smallholder farmers can think big

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2013

    08 - 10 May 2013, Cape Town, South Africa

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Will biotechnology provide food security?

    According to David Lawrence, biotechnology, like all technologies, is not in itself good or bad. It’s what we do… more

  • Forum Event

    Planting the seeds of a bio economy

    Annual Meeting 2013

    23 - 27 Jan 2013, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland

  • Forum Event

    Fuelling Africa's bright future

    Annual Meeting 2013

    23 - 27 Jan 2013, Davos-Klosters, Switzerland