A World Reliant on Agriculture
Percent of Agricultural Workers that are in Developing Countries
Percent of Global Land Area Used in Agriculture
Percent of World Labor Force Working in Agriculture
Percentage of Water Consumption Used in Agriculture
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Example: Assisted a global commodity organization of diverse private sector partners, to develop a five year strategic plan which included defining goals, governance, role and responsibilities, and resource allocation.
Example: Assisted a ministry in the Middle East to review and revise their organizational structure to better match functions with staff skills. The recommendations led to clarity in reporting roles and improvements in staff morale and efficiencies.
Example: Through experience at the World Cocoa Foundation, Mr. Guyton developed robust partnerships between the 110+ company members with key donors (the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, USDA, USAID, GIZ, private foundations, and host governments) which resulted in regional programs benefiting over 300,000 cocoa farmers and their families in West Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia.
Example: Guyton Strategies International developed the strategy for an agricultural development project in Latin America which included identifying private sector partners who were willing to contribute financial and technical resources to the project.
About: Values. Talent. and Solutions Worldwide.
Prior to establishing Guyton Strategies, he was the founder and CEO of the World Cocoa Foundation for 15 years where he grew the organization from a handful of companies to a globally recognized organization with 115 members representing 85% of the global chocolate industry. He also has worked in other agricultural value chains such as feed grains, livestock and fruits and vegetables.
In addition to his career record of successful leadership, he currently serves on the Advisory Board for the World Food Law Institute, the Board of Directors for The Alliance to End Hunger, and the Association for International Agriculture and Development. Bill has a Master’s of Science degree in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University and and a Business in Science degree from Colorado State University. He also served in the Peace Corps in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.