Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.
Join the Feed the Future Developing Local Extension Capacity (DLEC) Project’s next webinar in conversation with Kevin Kelsey from IDinsight. Kevin will share results from IDinsight ’s evaluation of post-harvest handling and storage (PHHS) extension services in Zambia’s Southern and Central...
The fall armyworm is becoming a household name around the world, but not for good reasons – the pest, native to the tropical and subtropical Americas, devours over 300 plant species, including maize, which feeds millions of people .
Climate Services for Resilient Development (CSRD) is a USAID-supported global partnership that connects climate and environmental science with data streams to generate decision support tools and training for decision-makers in developing countries. The CSRD consortium in South Asia is led by the...
Ethiopian farmers have a name for Parthenium hysterophorus : “Faramsissa,” meaning, “sign your land away.” The name is fitting – Parthenium wipes out biodiversity, reduces crop yields, causes human health issues, and taints milk when consumed by livestock.
Market opportunities attract agricultural investors, and industry support initiatives incentivize them to navigate through inevitable difficulties, but ultimately, a strong enabling environment is what sustains and expands private investment.
More than 50 years ago, CGIAR’s research into high-yielding, disease-resistant rice and wheat launched the Green Revolution, saving more than a billion people from starvation.
As horticulture for development becomes an increasingly critical field globally, these nine webinars off early-career professionals a chance to brush up on both project management skills and horticulture topics related to the contexts of international agricultural development.
Low yields among smallholders jeopardize incomes and farmers’ ability to provide nutritious food for their families. In Guatemala, where malnutrition and stunting rates are among the highest in the world, low yields and an overreliance on nutrient-deficient maize exacerbates poverty and hunger for...
In this post, two USAID staff highlight the key approaches the Nepal Mission is using to generate rigorous evidence and learning, the development impacts of these approaches, and ideas for future investments.
The fall armyworm is becoming a household name around the world, but not for good reasons – the pest, native to the tropical and subtropical Americas, devours over 300 plant species, including maize, which feeds millions of people .
Climate Services for Resilient Development (CSRD) is a USAID-supported global partnership that connects climate and environmental science with data streams to generate decision support tools and training for decision-makers in developing countries. The CSRD consortium in South Asia is led by the...
Ethiopian farmers have a name for Parthenium hysterophorus : “Faramsissa,” meaning, “sign your land away.” The name is fitting – Parthenium wipes out biodiversity, reduces crop yields, causes human health issues, and taints milk when consumed by livestock.
Market opportunities attract agricultural investors, and industry support initiatives incentivize them to navigate through inevitable difficulties, but ultimately, a strong enabling environment is what sustains and expands private investment.
Bolstering intra-African agriculture trade is an opportunity to both spur economic growth as well as to increase access to safe, nutritious foods across borders. In this piece, learn how programming can create an enabling environment that supports these goals.
More than 50 years ago, CGIAR’s research into high-yielding, disease-resistant rice and wheat launched the Green Revolution, saving more than a billion people from starvation.
As horticulture for development becomes an increasingly critical field globally, these nine webinars off early-career professionals a chance to brush up on both project management skills and horticulture topics related to the contexts of international agricultural development.
Low yields among smallholders jeopardize incomes and farmers’ ability to provide nutritious food for their families. In Guatemala, where malnutrition and stunting rates are among the highest in the world, low yields and an overreliance on nutrient-deficient maize exacerbates poverty and hunger for...
In this post, two USAID staff highlight the key approaches the Nepal Mission is using to generate rigorous evidence and learning, the development impacts of these approaches, and ideas for future investments.