[Congratulations, Professor Mitiku] GCHERA ANNOUNCES 2021 LAUREATES OF THE PRESTIGIOUS WORLD AGRICULTURE PRIZE: Professor Mitiku Haile won the 2021 Laureate of the World Agriculture Prize


Professor Mitiku Haile

GCHERA (Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences) is pleased to Announce the Laureates of the 2021 World Agriculture PrizeEmeritus Professor Marc Van Montagu of Ghent University and Professor Mitiku Haile of Makelle University in recognition of their outstanding achievements in agriculture and life science education and scientific research.

The award ceremony will take place on 21 June 2022 and will be transmitted virtually from Nanjing Agricultural University, the People’s Republic of China…

What is hyperinflation and should we be worried?


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Author: Helen Nugent, Senior Writer, Formative Content


  • Hyperinflation has been around since the French Revolution.
  • But with high inflation around the world, should we be worried about it in 2022?
  • Inflation is at a 40-year-peak in the US and the UK.
  • The Bank of England has warned that UK inflation may reach 10% in the next few months.

The last time that inflation levels were this high in the US and Europe, flared trousers were in, roller discos were all the rage, and no one had heard of Steve Jobs. It’s safe to say that, for many people, high inflation is something new.

Take the US. Today, inflation is a major news item as the country deals with its highest inflation reading in decades. While the rate has…

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VCs alone can not solve climate change. We need global and purpose-driven entrepreneurial ecosystems


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Author: Illai Gescheit, Partner, Siemens Energy Ventures, Siemens


  • The planet is facing one of its most important challenges to get to net-zero emissions by 2050.
  • Start-ups and Venture Capitalists (VCs) are adapting their missions towards planet-positive goals.
  • Rather than focusing on building local entrepreneurial ecosystems, we must collaborate globally and unite our efforts to provide not only capital, but also mentors, policies and initiatives when connecting investors and entrepreneurs.
  • UpLink’s Innovative Funds for the Future challenge targets VC investors to help scale up these solutions from beyond the exploratory phase and into the growth phase.

The world is facing one of its most important challenges – getting to net-zero emissions by 2050. Every year we are adding an unbelievable amount, 51 billion tonnes, of greenhouse emissions. We see…

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