Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.
The war in Syria forced Mouhamad El Sheli and his family to flee their bombed-out home in Homs into life as refugees in neighboring Lebanon. “We moved here with no job …meaning we didn’t have anything,” says the 28-year-old father of three young children. “I worked any job, olive picking,...
Feed the Future Bangladesh Aquaculture and Nutrition Activity has launched a second call for proposals. The five-year WorldFish-led, USAID-funded project is looking for innovative business ideas/concepts from private sector companies and organizations that have the potential to transform...
Groundnuts are an important crop in Uganda, both as a cash crop for farmers and an economical source of protein for consumers. But groundnut producers face challenges in the field, from unpredictable rainfall to acidic soils to a particularly difficult menace: groundnut rosette disease. These types...
This two-hour, self-guided course highlights GFSS guidance and introduces participants to its fundamentals: inclusive and sustainable agriculture-led economic growth, strengthening resilience and nutrition.
As 2018 comes to a close, the Agrilinks team is reflecting on all the important food security knowledge and information our community has lived, produced, shared and reflected upon this year. Our community itself has grown from approximately 13,000 to 16,000 subscribers this year, a reflection of...
Even I, a vegan, can’t deny the health benefits of eggs. Vegan or not, anyone can agree that eggs have immense potential to improve nutrition and decrease hunger in developing countries. Eggs are incredibly easy sources of protein and also provide calcium, vitamins, fatty acids, minerals and other...
Cornell is hiring instructors to be a part of our Master of Public Health Program. We are looking for PhD and MPH grads in relevant fields with with 5+ years of applied, field-based experience. Instructors will link directly to each of our two concentration areas -- 1) food systems and health or 2...
The agricultural sector in Nigeria is facing multiple stressors and sources of change. Nigeria is the most populous and most rapidly urbanizing country in Africa. This has implications for the country’s dietary choices and food production (more animal protein as well as more processed foods and...
On International Volunteer Day, and as the Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) winds down its operations, we would like to highlight what we have learned through this unique partnership, as well as thank our incredible NGO members and volunteers, who have contributed so much to our...
Convincing smallholder farmers to break with tradition is not easy after generations of steady production and familiarity. But as climate factors are increasingly affecting yields and quality, many farmers are open to investing in new inputs or services. Fernando Mendez, manager of Servicios de...