2013 Feeding The Planet Summit

We need game-changing innovations to move forward. GW's 2013 Feeding The Planet Summit brought together top CEOs and experts, leaders from NGOs and non-profits, students and celebrity chefs to identify and share real solutions. From local sourcing, to agriculture on a global scale, we saw major innovations in food, and discussed how they’re changing all of our lives. Relive the summit minute-to-minute or take a look at the highlights.

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Julia Blakely on Clean Cookstoves
Julia Blakely on Clean Cookstoves
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Students were a key part of our Feeding the Planet Summit, and they had plenty to say. Check out their thoughts on how to move the planet forward and feed 9 billion.
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
The innovations panel at the Feeding the Planet Summit showcased four innovators with inventions that could help feed the planet - check out what they've got, from clean-burning fuel to edible bugs.
Max Chen on Eating Crickets
Max Chen on Eating Crickets
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Students were a key part of our Feeding the Planet Summit, and they had plenty to say. Check out their thoughts on how to move the planet forward and feed 9 billion.
Chris Policinski
Chris Policinski
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
GW's 2013 Feeding The Planet Summit brought together top CEOs and experts, leaders from NGOs and non-profits, students and celebrity chefs to identify and share real solutions. For more on the Feeding the Planet Initiative, visit food.planetforward.... Read More
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GMOs are the hottest topic in agriculture, and the debate at the Feeding the Planet Summit took a look at some of the key positions. Here's the highlights.
Jeff Simmons: Courageous Leadership
Jeff Simmons: Courageous Leadership
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
We opened up our studio during the Feeding the Planet Summit for experts to come and share their insights into the future of food security and agricultural technology. Here's a look at what they had to say.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Chef Spike Mendelsohn hosts a showcase of innovations in sustainable food production and security, including 3D printed food, cricket flour and mobile technology for smallholder farms in the developing world.
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Frank Sesno leads a conversation between farmers, innovators and students from all over the country at the end of the Feeding the Planet Summit.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Rajiv Shah, Administrator, USAID takes a look at the most innovative things the US is doing to feed the world at the Feeding the Planet Summit.
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Jason Clay explores why food production is the most important conservation issue in the 21st century at the Feeding the Planet Summit.

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