History has shown that investing in agriculture drives a virtuous cycle. The lessons are clear, but there is a missing ingredient -- more action! That's what I'll be pushing for at Davos and I hope others will not only listen but get engaged.
When Oprah announced this would be the last season of her celebrated talk show, millions of rabid viewers prayed it was just a ploy. And now, it's feeling painfully like her show might actually never end.
African poverty will not be alleviated by well-intentioned rock stars creating African pity brands - and then producing the goods in China because they can't get Africans to produce adequate quality goods.