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

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Find Agrilinks events and other upcoming occasions of interest to the agricultural development community. If you are organizing an event, please post it here. In addition, all Agrilinks-sponsored webinars are recorded and archived. Click on “Past Agrilinks Events” to access recordings, transcripts and other resources.

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Each year, billions of dollars are invested in agricultural systems with the aim of reducing poverty, raising productivity, and closing yield gaps. Our ability to improve these systems, however, is limited by our ability to assess the effectiveness of the policies or programs put into place to...
Vietnam was one of the first countries to ratify the UNFCCC. With domestic resources, Viet Nam's National Determined Contribution will reduce GHG emissions by 8% by 2030 compared to business-as-usual (BAU) scenario. This contribution could be increased by up to 25% with international support. A...
Current capabilities for effective at-scale monitoring of smallholder agricultural systems are limited at best. However, increased availability of high- and medium-resolution Earth observation (EO) data and modern computational capacities mean that the promise of EO data for effective agricultural...
Interventions and innovation can lower the price of individual foods, but healthy eating depends on access to a mix of foods from diverse sources. How has the overall cost of meeting dietary needs changed over time worldwide, and in Africa and South Asia specifically? What determines the cost of a...
The objectives of this webinar are to introduce Feed the Future's new agrometeorological context indicators (rainfall, greenness, and temperature), discuss how the new indicators are calculated, and explain how you can use them to interpret agricultural measures like yield or input use. Kiersten...
Nourishing the world’s population in an era of increasing strain on planetary resources and boundaries requires a more resilient global food system. Yet how do we understand resilience in global food systems? What is the capacity of our global food systems to respond and adapt to shocks and stress...
Ten years ago, plant pathologists Richard Strange and Peter Scott founded the journal "Food Security—the Science, Sociology and Economics of Food Production and Access to Food" in response to Norman Borlaug’s challenge to "do more for food security." This seminar will take a look back over the last...
Join global leaders for a 1-day conference exploring the future of agriculture, food security, resilient populations and technology, on June 5, 2019 in Washington, DC. Together, we’ll explore how data, new technologies and innovation are remaking food & water systems and value chains around the...
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2019 Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture . This interdisciplinary program provides an overview of pressing issues related to agricultural investments, as well...
Join us on Thursday, June 13 , at 9 a.m. CDT for the webinar The Pan-African Soybean Trials: Addressing Seed Availability Across 14 Countries and 50+ Locations with 40+ Varieties In this latest webinar from the Soybean Innovation Lab (SIL), researchers from the U.S. and Africa will describe how the...