Summit News

News and updates about the Global Agriculture Conference.

Kevin Murphy, Friday morning Plenary speaker will talk about Food-Chain Marketing

The 2016 Global Agriculture Summit planning team is pleased to announce that Kevin Murphy will be speaking Friday morning of the Global Agricultural Summit. Murphy will focus on his vast experience in food-chain marketing and communications and the importance of our role as Christians in this communication. Since launching Food-Chain […]

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How do we come together to “feed the world” and end poverty?

In March 2016, Dordt College and Partners Worldwide, long with the Andreas Center for Reformed Scholarship and Service and World Renew, will explore that question in a Global Agriculture Summit that will focus on connecting and equipping attendees for positive action. The summit will bring together an international group of […]

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Fred Kirschenmann joins Agriculture Summit Speaker Lineup

Fred Kirschenmann will share his own experience and insights as a farmer and philosopher on the role we all have as stewards of Creation at the 2016 Global Agriculture Summit. A longtime national and international leader in sustainable agriculture, Kirschenmann shares an appointment as Distinguished Fellow for the Leopold Center […]

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Haron Wachira, Ashoka Fellow and social entrepreneur announced as keynote speaker

The 2016 Global Agriculture Summit planning team is pleased to announce that Haron Wachira will be a keynote speaker at our event on the Dordt College campus in Sioux Center, Iowa on March 3-4, 2016. Haron Wachira will be sharing his experience in understanding the challenges and then taking action […]

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Dordt College will host Global Agriculture Summit 2016

What does it mean to “feed the world and end poverty”? In March 2016, Dordt College, Partners Worldwide, the Andreas Center for Reformed Scholarship and Service, and World Renew are bringing together an international group of leaders from the fields of agriculture, business, community development, and the Christian academy for […]

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A Concept and a Connection

“There are still 900 million poor globally and 70% of this population lives in rural areas, the majority still relying on subsistence agriculture for survival.” — Catalyzing a Global Network to End Poverty through Inclusive Agricultural Value-chains, 2014 The idea for the Global Agriculture Summit 2016 (hosted by Dordt College […]

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