Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.
Agroforestry contributes to farmers' livelihoods and ability to adapt to our changing climate. Agroforestry also sequesters carbon, contributing to climate change mitigation, but how much? Over a third (59 of 147) of developing countries have proposed agroforestry as a climate change mitigation...
There is extensive evidence that reducing undernutrition brings considerable economic benefits, often far greater than the costs of investing in nutrition programs. But the evidence on a global scale offers only a first step toward guidance on priorities for investing in young children’s nutrition...
This post was written by Themba Nduna is a nutrition advisor in USAID/Zimbabwe’s office of Humanitarian Assistance and Resilience. This post was originally published on Medium . In 2014, I was on a site visit to one of our food security activities and shared with beneficiaries my experiences...
By unpacking political barriers and identifying opportunities to align key decision makers’ incentives in the political system, thinking and working politically through applied political economy analysis can enable market systems to become competitive, inclusive, and resilient.
With enhanced access to laboratory, veterinary, and education services, Ukraine’s smallholder dairy farmers are elevating the quality of their products and tapping new markets.
USAID's Value Chains for Rural Development project in Myanmar is helping smallholder farmers begin to think and plan ahead to mitigate risks that could impact their incomes. As a result, producers are becoming more proactive and confident negotiating pre-sales agreements and contracts.
If you are a food security development professional, we hope that you are visiting Agrilinks regularly for blog posts, events, and resources that inform your work. But did you know that you can post too? We especially encourage Feed the Future implementing partners to showcase your key resources...
Smallholder farmers are the heart of Africa’s agricultural transformation in Africa. In fact, according to FAO, “80% of the farmland in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia is managed by smallholders (working on up to 10 hectares)”. With agriculture’s central role in our society, Africa has the ability to...
Preliminary qualitative and quantitative field findings from Zimbabwe suggest that psychological safety within a group is a critical driver of group success and resilience.
This story was written by Patrick Bell, Deputy Regional Director for Quality and Growth, Latin America and the Caribbean for Lutheran World Relief and IMA World Health. Honduras is the world’s fifth largest producer of coffee in volume. Despite their claim on the global market, many Honduran...
For communities in northern Kenya, livestock is the foundation of food security. Approximately 5.8 million people make a living as pastoralists, herding camels, cows, goats and sheep in search of water and food. These animals are valuable sources of nutrition and income for these families.
This post was written by Themba Nduna is a nutrition advisor in USAID/Zimbabwe’s office of Humanitarian Assistance and Resilience. This post was originally published on Medium . In 2014, I was on a site visit to one of our food security activities and shared with beneficiaries my experiences...
By unpacking political barriers and identifying opportunities to align key decision makers’ incentives in the political system, thinking and working politically through applied political economy analysis can enable market systems to become competitive, inclusive, and resilient.
With enhanced access to laboratory, veterinary, and education services, Ukraine’s smallholder dairy farmers are elevating the quality of their products and tapping new markets.
USAID's Value Chains for Rural Development project in Myanmar is helping smallholder farmers begin to think and plan ahead to mitigate risks that could impact their incomes. As a result, producers are becoming more proactive and confident negotiating pre-sales agreements and contracts.
If you are a food security development professional, we hope that you are visiting Agrilinks regularly for blog posts, events, and resources that inform your work. But did you know that you can post too? We especially encourage Feed the Future implementing partners to showcase your key resources...
Smallholder farmers are the heart of Africa’s agricultural transformation in Africa. In fact, according to FAO, “80% of the farmland in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia is managed by smallholders (working on up to 10 hectares)”. With agriculture’s central role in our society, Africa has the ability to...
Preliminary qualitative and quantitative field findings from Zimbabwe suggest that psychological safety within a group is a critical driver of group success and resilience.
This story was written by Patrick Bell, Deputy Regional Director for Quality and Growth, Latin America and the Caribbean for Lutheran World Relief and IMA World Health. Honduras is the world’s fifth largest producer of coffee in volume. Despite their claim on the global market, many Honduran...
For communities in northern Kenya, livestock is the foundation of food security. Approximately 5.8 million people make a living as pastoralists, herding camels, cows, goats and sheep in search of water and food. These animals are valuable sources of nutrition and income for these families.
Policy makers are frustrated. On the one hand they lack the resources and local capacity to implement existing national agricultural strategies; on the other, they are overwhelmed by multiple paradigms and constantly-shifting approaches, and catching up seems impossible.
Each year, an estimated 2 million young people join the labor market in Bangladesh, exerting enormous pressure on the nation’s economy to generate employment opportunities. The agricultural sector would seem well placed to absorb these young workers...
This month the Agrilinks team is focusing on connecting and calling out contributions with the Agrilinks community, from USAID/Washington and Missions to implementing partners and a range of public and private food security stakeholders.
2019 Small Grants Request for Applications Partners of the Americas, with funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is seeking applications from parties interested in the F2F AVOP Small Grants Program. 2019 F2F AVOP REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS SOLICITATION (CLICK...
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications for a cooperative agreement from qualified entities to implement the Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) Support activity. Please view the posting on Grants.gov for complete...
You can’t see or smell them, but aflatoxins are one of the world’s most carcinogenic substances. They are produced by a group of molds known as the Aspergillus fungi that often contaminate grains, such as maize.
This is an amended re-issue of the RFP released on 27 March 2019. It has been revised to extend the deadline to 31 July 2019 and to permit ALL implementing partners to apply for this opportunity, regardless of the funder. The SCALE Award is now collecting research proposals from implementing...
The Legume Systems Innovation Lab is seeking concept notes to support Area of Inquiry 3: Analysis of sociocultural and/or economic motivators or barriers to legume utilization at various stages and scales within production and market systems. The deadline for the submission of concept notes is July...
In 2018, we formed an ad hoc forecast group to provide annual outlooks for Blue Nile River flow at the beginning of each East Africa summertime rainy season. The motivation for this effort is the impending completion of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.