Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.
This report responds to a request by USAID/Nepal that USDA prepare an assessment of the sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) issues impacting agricultural trade in Nepal and provide a roadmap toward developing a sound, modern SPS system.
The ability of the world’s poorest farmers and pastoralists to adapt to a changing climate will affect the food security of millions across the globe.
Can Sub-Saharan Africa feed itself? This is a question that has been asked for decades, but no satisfying answer has yet been found and is unlikely to be found in the near to medium-term future. Why?
A report from the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) highlights the need for increased, targeted funding to promote domestic food safety across Africa.
After two weeks of public voting on social media for the Agrilinks Photo Challenge finalists , we have our winners! We’re as pleased with “voter turnout” as we are with the quality of the images represented. We appreciate the hundreds of you who took the time to give these winning photos some love...
The USAID Center for Resilience commissioned the Overseas Development Institute , in conjunction with the Chronic Poverty Advisory Network (CPAN) , to conduct research on resilience and poverty escapes in Niger and six other countries of interest to better understand the sources of resilience that...
Cambodia experienced rapid and sustained economic growth averaging nearly eight percent per year between 1994 and 2015 , ranking sixth in the world for growth and attaining middle income status in 2015. This is matched by impressive poverty reduction, which fell from 52 percent in 2004 to 13.5...
Winrock’s CREL project worked with the government, people and local NGOs to improve the conservation of ecologically significant areas such as Baika Beel by improving policy, strengthening local governance of resources, improving the environment and providing alternative livelihoods.
Each year, more than 550 youth development experts and innovators from 60+ countries convene at the Global Youth Economic Opportunities (GYEO) Summit to deepen their knowledge and skills, expand their professional networks, and gain new insights on the social and economic trends impacting young...
A new model offers lenders a way to assess hard-to-quantify factors, such as group entrepreneurial spirit, in assessing microfinance loans.
Sometimes, market systems inhibit productivity growth and depress livelihoods. Sometimes, there is too much market access for too many kinds of business, so too little is done to tackle problems of stagnant productivity and declining incomes for poor producers.
The FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture has released its report on The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture .
Research and project evaluations frequently cite access to greater quantities and higher quality of feed as limiting factors to livestock production levels worldwide. Pasture grazing has been the traditional approach to livestock rearing, but land use has begun to shift.
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Assets and Market Access has just launched a new project in partnership with the Ghana Agricultural Insurance Pool (GAIP) to improve the quality of agricultural index insurance available to the nation’s small-scale farmers.
Recent research by ODI CPAN, commissioned by the USAID Center for Resilience, investigated the resilience of households above the poverty line in Uganda and the Philippines. The research aimed to isolate the extent to which being “near-poor” makes households vulnerable to falling into poverty in...
The Food Safey Network (FSN) is seeking input on how to prioritize research on animal health issues in Feed the Future target countries. Please share your views by completing this survey by Friday, March 29.
On International Women's Day, learn how Feed the Future programming is reaching, benefiting and empowering women.
For this International Women’s Day, we see the promises and pitfalls of technology through the eyes of three Ethiopian women.
In Senegal, a community-based approach to zoonotic diseases links the health and livestock sectors.
Since the turn of the 20 th century, Vietnam has undergone a remarkable, major change. It has transitioned from a divided post-war region that was isolated from the rest of the world into one that is globally integrated. The nation is becoming industrialized and has growing exports to show for it...