Glickman in China Daily – Global Food Prices

Our mindset was surpluses," said senior fellow Dan Glickman, a former United States secretary of agriculture. Glickman spoke with China Daily about the decrease in demand for the world's foor staples as well as the ever-rising global food prices. "That has just changed overnight." The recent price spikes have helped cause the largest increases in world hunger in decades….

U.S. must do more for global food security

How do you feed 10 billion people? It is not just a humanitarian question, but a vital U.S. national security imperative. A recent U.N. report projects a 46 percent population increase by 2100. Africa, home to more than a quarter of the world's undernourished people and more than 20 violent conflicts in the past half century, is predicted to more than double its population. We must not only consider how to feed all of these people — but what it means if we can't. Food commodity prices are at record highs, leading to instability in already volatile regions. The Pentagon's…

Glickman in Daily Caller – Food Security

The Daily Caller has published an article by CCLP Senior Fellow Dan Glickman, who served as the United States Secretary of Agriculture from 1995-2001. The piece examines the relationship between a free society and the price of food staples available in a country. Glickman penned the article along with Catherine Bertini….

Glickman in the Economist – Agriculture

The Economist cited Senior Fellow Dan Glickman and former Secretary of Agriculture on the efforts of the United States to accrue and sustain a food supply for its citizens, and as prices rise, it becomes a higher agenda items for the government. "I'd like to say agriculture is at the top of the agenda, but I don't believe it. What's needed is sustained leadership from governments, NGOs and the private sector," said Glickman….