Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.

Activities

Activities are USAID-funded projects and programs that address global food security, agriculture and/or nutrition, including the Feed the Future Innovation Labs. Browse the pages below for an overview of each activity, plus highlighted resources, blog posts and contact information. If you are interested in creating an activity page for your project, please contact Agrilinks. You can also view a listing of completed activities on this page.

Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Food Security Project

The primary objective of the Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Food Security project is to address enabling environment factors that affect food security outcomes.

Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation

Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation, implemented by Fintrac, is a program that identifies and promotes technologies for investment and distribution across the developing world.

Food Safety Network

The Food Safety Network (FSN) is a U.S. Government interagency partnership to help build food safety capacity worldwide.

INGENAES: Integrating Gender and Nutrition within Agricultural Extension Services

INGENAES is designed to assist partners in Feed the Future countries to build more robust, gender-responsive, and nutrition-sensitive institutions, projects and programs.

Innovation for Agricultural Training and Education

The mission of the Innovation for Agricultural Training and Education (InnovATE) project is to achieve sustainable food security.

John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer Program

The Farmer-to-Farmer Program provides technical assistance from United States volunteers to farmers, farm groups, agribusinesses, service providers and other agriculture sector institutions.

Innovation Labs

Applied Wheat Genomics Innovation Lab

The Applied Wheat Genomics Innovation Lap develops heat-tolerance, high-yeilding, farmer-accepted wheat varieties through local characterization and breeding networks.

Aquaculture and Fisheries Innovation Lab

The AquaFish Innovation Lab develops sustainable, ecologically compatible, and socially viable aquaculture and innovative fisheries management systems that contribute to food security.

Assets and Market Access Innovation Lab

The AMA Innovation Lab builds knowledge to empower farmers in developing economies to create a secure, self-reliant and prosperous future for their families and communities.

Climate Resilient Beans Innovation Lab

The Climate Resilient Beans Lab integrates new scientific technologies with traditional breeding approaches to develop heat- and drought-tolerant, high-yielding bean varieties.

Climate Resilient Chickpea Innovation Lab

The Climate-Resilient Chickpea Innovation Lab emphasizes the crop-based traits of climate resilience and nutrition, focusing genetic improvement on the needs of small holder farmers.

Climate Resilient Cowpea Innovation Lab

The Climate-Resilient Cowpea Innovation Lab develops and applies advanced genomic tools to cowpea breeding to increase yield, drought tolerance and fungal resistance in cowpea.

Climate Resilient Millet Innovation Lab

The Climate Resilient Millet Innovation Lab is harnessing genomic and molecular tools and proprietary technologies for climate resilience to develop heat- and drought-tolerant millet

Climate Resilient Sorghum Innovation Lab

The Climate Resilient Sorghum Innovation Lab is using new scientific tools to develop drought- and heat-tolerant varieties of sorghum.

Climate Resilient Wheat Innovation Lab

The Climate Resilient Wheat Innovation Lab is developing new wheat varieties that can withstand heat stress.

Feed the Future Haiti Appui à la Recherche et au Développement Agricole

Our project enhances and improves existing country-driven approaches to address food insecurity and undernutrition by strengthening and supporting Haitian institutions.

Food Processing and Post-Harvest Handling Innovation Lab

The Food Processing and Post-Harvest Handling Innovation Lab is working to increase access to safe and nutritious foods along the value chain.

Food Security Policy Innovation Lab

The Food Security Policy Innovation Lab is helping establish policies conducive to market-led, smallholder-focused, inclusive agricultural growth and food security...

Genomics to Improve Poultry Innovation Lab

The Genomics to Improve Poultry Innovation Lab is working to reduce limitations to chicken production by applying advanced genetics and genomic approaches.

Horticulture Innovation Lab

The Horticulture Innovation Lab's global reserach network advances fruit and vegetable innovations, so smallholder farmers can earn more income while better nourishing their communitities.

Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems

The Lab for Livestock Systems aims to sustainably intensify smallholder livestock systems through research, technology application, capacity building, and knowledge

Integrated Pest Management Innovation Lab

The integrated Pest Management Innovation Lab implements participatory, integrated pest management programs (IPM) in horticultural and grain crops.

Nutrition Innovation Lab

The Nutrition Innovation Lab identifies ways policy and program interventions involving agriculture effectively achieve large-scale improvements for maternal and child nutrition

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Peanut is contributing to increased productivity and profitability of peanut production through research.

Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss Innovation Lab

The Reduction of Post-Harvest Loss Innovation Lab is working to reduce post-harvest loss and food waste of durable staple crops and related processed products.

Small-Scale Irrigation Innovation Lab

The Small-Scale Irrigation Innovation Lab identifies promising irrigation technologies, practices and strategies to improve productivity and reduce risk during the dry season.

Sorghum and Millet Innovation Lab

The Sorghum and Millet Innovation Lab is advancing sciences that contribute technologies and knowledge toward the enhancement of adaptation, resilience and profitability of sorghum.

Soybean Value Chain Research Innovation Lab

The Soybean Value Chain Research Innovation Lab is contributing to increased productivity of smallholder soy farmers.

Sustainable Intensification Innovation Lab

The Sustainable Intensification Innovation Lab focuses on integrated farming systems research and technologies to sustainably increase agricultural productivity and nutrition

The Rift Valley Fever Control in Agriculture Innovation Lab

The Rift Valley Fever Control in Agriculture Innovation Lab is developing a vaccine against Rift Valley Fever, a highly infectious and deadly cattle disease.

Completed Activities

Modernizing Extension and Advisory Services

The objective for MEAS is to define and disseminate good practice strategies and approaches to establishing efficient, effective and financially sustainable rural extension systems.

Legume Innovation Lab

The Grain Legumes Innovation Lab is developing improved grain legume varieties that are resistant to climatic stresses, as well as disease and insect threats.