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Food Security

The growing global population – and the need for more and more nutritious food to feed us all – has particularly captured our attention as a company because of the sweeping challenges involved.

Today, the world faces unprecedented obstacles brought on, in part, by a global population that has already grown to more than seven billion people. By 2050, that number will grow to more than nine billion. From farm to table, our company plays a significant role along the entire food value chain, which is why this issue has become a central focus for DuPont.

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Trends in Global Food Security 2016
The 2016 Global Food Security Index ( was relaunched on June 9, 2016 at a congressional briefing in Washington, DC. The event was organized by DuPont and the Alliance to End...
Jul 20, 2016 10:30 AM ET
Global Food Security Index a Call to Action
Five years ago, DuPont commissioned the Economist Intelligence Unit to develop the Global Food Security Index (GFSI). While the Index seeks to answer a simple question – how food secure is a country? – in reality, it presents a clarion call to action for governments, farmers, non-governmental organizations and agricultural companies alike.  The Index findings send a clear message:...
Jun 22, 2016 10:15 AM ET
2016 Global Food Security Index Released
On June 9th, 2016 the Economist Intelligence Unit released its 2016 Global Food Security Index (GFSI).  The GFSI, sponsored by DuPont, is an annual benchmarking index that provides a common framework for understanding the root causes of food insecurity by examining the dynamics of food systems around the world. Through this framework, the GFSI has created a unique country-level food...
Jun 9, 2016 11:00 AM ET
Challenges and Opportunities of The Urban Transition: A DuPont Advisory Committee Report
According to a recent UN report, by 2050, over 60 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas.  What food security opportunities and challenges will this present? A recently released white paper from the DuPont Advisory Committee on Agricultural Innovation & Productivity, “The Urban Transition: Implications for Global Food Security,” explores the urban growth...
Jun 8, 2016 3:30 PM ET