Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.
Do you have great photos depicting global agriculture and food security that you want to share with the development community? We want to hear from you! The Agrilinks 2018 Photo Challenge, open to all, is a great opportunity to share your work or that of your organization with our community of 15,...
The U.S. Agency for International Development, Land O'Lakes International Development and the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research announced the six winners of the Feed the Future Fall Armyworm Tech Prize at the AfricaCom conference in South Africa today. The prize, launched in March 2018,...
The country of Burkina Faso, “Land of Upright People,” is situated in Africa’s Sahel region and prone to shocks, such as droughts. But a new USAID Development Credit Authority (DCA) partner is quickly lending to smallholder farmers and women's groups to tackle these challenges.
It can be easy to lose sight of the who, what and why of agricultural research. Focusing on collaboration with farmers, using informal and formal surveying before and after projects, and incorporating components like cost-benefit analyses are all important.
From 2004 to 2014, with the support of the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future initiative, USAID funded key components of the creation and support of water users associations (WUAs) in southern Tajikistan, as well as the training of members. Following the draw down in these investments, USAID...
Between March and July of 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service's (FAS) Food Safety Network (FSN) program undertook a scoping to assess the Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) capacity building needs of select Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS) focus countries...
Technological innovation can be harnessed to build the resilience of farmers and fishers in Uganda so they can adapt to climate change. Mobile phone use is exploding in Uganda and across Sub-Saharan Africa and is a rich source for the region’s socio-economic development.
Despite the high population of cattle in Nepal, cow's milk production is small. Many of the cows have passed their peak productive period, but laws in Nepal prohibit these cows from being culled due to religious reasons.
Applying the fundamentals of postharvest handling knowledge will benefit Tanzanian farmers and their businesses, improve public health and contribute toward local food security.
This post explores how building the right regulatory environment is key to lowering risk and uncertainty around product development, facilitating the introduction of new technologies into the market, and supporting the growth of new industries.