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BOOK RELEASE: The Cocoa Coast: The Board-Managed Cocoa Sector in Ghana

New analysis on the success driving Ghana’s Board-managed cocoa sector From 2000 to 2010/11 Ghana doubled cocoa production to become second largest producer in the world Between 2005 and 2012, poverty incidence dropped more among cocoa-households than…

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Howarth Bouis becomes Interim HarvestPlus CEO

Washington D.C., February 14, 2018   Howarth Bouis, founder and director of HarvestPlus for many years, has agreed to serve as Interim HarvestPlus CEO starting February 14, 2018.  The process to recruit a permanent CEO will commence soon. He won the…

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Global Hunger Index 2017—Fact Sheet

This year one country hit the threshold of 50, which signifies extremely alarming hunger levels. But, it is impossible to know exactly how severe hunger is in some of the world’s poorest countries that lack data to determine GHI scores.

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Report: Bangladesh Experiencing Rapid Growth in Aquaculture

August 9, Washington, D.C. – Bangladesh is experiencing a quiet revolution in its domestic fish farming market, with significant gains among all the players in the industry, according to a recent journal article from researchers at the International…