Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.
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.
At the Davos meeting of the World Economic Forum this January, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres described the state of the world as one “in which global challenges are more and more integrated, and the responses are more and more fragmented, and if this is not reversed, it’s a recipe for...
As part of a three-day Agriculture Finance Training at the Washington Learning Center, USAID — through the Investment Support Program — organized a panel of investors to speak about providing finance in the agricultural space. In particular, the panel focused on identifying the opportunities and...
In order to manage risk, successful farming increasingly takes place alongside diversification of livelihoods. As such, policy and program linkages within and between agriculture and other sectors are needed to ensure sustained escapes from poverty.
A report from the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) highlights the need for increased, targeted funding to promote domestic food safety across Africa.
The Global Food Security Index (GFSI) is an annual report provided by the Economist Intelligence Unit and sponsored by Corteva Agriscience, the Agriculture Division of DowDuPont. The GFSI’s report provides a comprehensive assessment of the state of food security, including the food safety index,...
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...
Since 2000 Malawi has achieved four of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) including those on reducing child mortality and combating HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases. The country started the MDGs with a particularly low base compared to other countries, making achievement of these...
At the First International Food Safety Conference in Addis Ababa, being held February 12-13, food safety and security experts agreed that food safety is everyone's issue: there can be no food security without food safety.
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...
If building resilience through livelihood diversification requires diversified risk portfolios, will diversifing expose households to additional shocks? This look at Ugandan farming households provides the answer for one group.
A new model offers lenders a way to assess hard-to-quantify factors, such as group entrepreneurial spirit, in assessing microfinance loans.
At the Davos meeting of the World Economic Forum this January, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres described the state of the world as one “in which global challenges are more and more integrated, and the responses are more and more fragmented, and if this is not reversed, it’s a recipe for...
As part of a three-day Agriculture Finance Training at the Washington Learning Center, USAID — through the Investment Support Program — organized a panel of investors to speak about providing finance in the agricultural space. In particular, the panel focused on identifying the opportunities and...
In order to manage risk, successful farming increasingly takes place alongside diversification of livelihoods. As such, policy and program linkages within and between agriculture and other sectors are needed to ensure sustained escapes from poverty.
The Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) Online Learning Module Series is now available as a self-paced training program. The training includes an overview as well as more targeted modules that explore aspects of trade and finance. Participants will learn about the World Bank’s Enabling the...
Health intersects with resilience and sustained poverty escapes in at least three ways. Poor health can be a shock or stressor; act as an important form of human capital; and be an outcome in and of itself that needs to be protected.
What are the key elements to ensuring access to extension services? We found that the number of extension agents, staff professionalization and bureaucratic autonomy matter surprisingly little in shaping rural households’ access.
The Intra-African Agriculture Trade Improvement Scorecards capture relative performance on a range of elements that underpin an effective trading system for agriculture, providing data and analysis actionable at both at the regional and country levels.
Sustainable Intensification offers an approach to evaluate and balance the environmental, economic, and social objectives of agriculture, sustainably increasing the value of agriculture outputs relative to inputs by increasing efficiencies throughout the food system.
Read up on knowledge management insights from the Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Food Security project's KM implementation experience.