Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.
Please join CSIS for the launch of our newest report, Building a Big Tent for Agricultural Transformation in Ethiopia, which examines the past wins, current endeavors, and future challenges of Ethiopia’s Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA).
Please register for the webinar here . You will receive an email with instructions for joining the webinar about a week in advance of the event. USAID and the Renovation & Rehabilitation Collective Action Network of the Sustainable Coffee Challenge (SCC) are hosting this webinar on Renovation...
The Feed the future Developing Local Extension Capacity (DLEC) project is a rare and successful example of an extension researcher and a development practitioner teaming up as co-directors.
A school snack program in Guyana using locally-produced peanuts has proved to be technically, economically and socially sustainable long after the USAID financial support ended in 2011.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept notes for a cooperative agreement from qualified U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk, and Resilience . Funding Opportunity Number: 7200AA19RFA00009 Funding...
The USAID Bureau for Food Security is pleased to announce the release of the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement . The Crop Improvement Innovation Lab will invest in the development of new and improved breeding tools and methods that...
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Legume Systems is seeking cutting-edge legume systems research proposals for Area of Inquiry 1 - Integration of legumes into sustainable smallholder farming systems and agricultural landscapes. The deadline for submission of concept notes is May 20, 2019. For...
Samir Regmi said that due to his partnership with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Integrated Pest Management , his small agribusiness in Nepal is “renowned” for selling quality bio-pesticides, insect traps, and other Integrated Pest Management (IPM) solutions. Regmi’s business is not the...
This post was written by Ilisa Gertner and Caryl Merten of Chemonics’ Agriculture and Food Security Practice and originally appeared on the Chemonics blog . As international development professionals, we strive for sustainable project results and an evidence base for our approaches. But the truth...
Efforts to build smallholder farmers’ resiliency are now crucial, as many face unprecedented shocks caused by climate change and widespread pests and diseases. As development practitioners, how can we most cost effectively and sustainably promote smallholder resilience to reduce global hunger,...
The SCALE Award is now collecting research proposals from implementing partners funded by the USAID Office of Food for Peace (FFP), with the aim of building the evidence base for interventions at the intersection of agriculture and the management of water resources.
The Feed the Future Advancing Women’s Empowerment (AWE) Program enhances women’s empowerment and gender equality in agricultural systems and programs by providing technical assistance to missions, implementing partners, the Bureau for Food Security, and USAID offices to increase women’s...
The Feed the future Developing Local Extension Capacity (DLEC) project is a rare and successful example of an extension researcher and a development practitioner teaming up as co-directors.
Climate change requires that we breed crops and livestock better suited to new conditions. Think about the last food you ate. Maybe it was a meal or maybe you’re snacking on something right now. Have you ever considered the amount of effort that has gone into plant and animal breeding to produce...
USAID’s Bureau for Economic Growth, Education and Environment (E3) Office of Forestry and Biodiversity is now accepting submissions for a case study competition on biodiversity integration across USAID’s portfolio. The submission deadline is May 3, 2019. Cases may include biodiversity programming...
Malawi’s soy producers will soon have more commercially viable seed varieties to choose from.
A school snack program in Guyana using locally-produced peanuts has proved to be technically, economically and socially sustainable long after the USAID financial support ended in 2011.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking concept notes for a cooperative agreement from qualified U.S. organizations to fund a program entitled Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Markets, Risk, and Resilience . Funding Opportunity Number: 7200AA19RFA00009 Funding...
The USAID Bureau for Food Security is pleased to announce the release of the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Crop Improvement . The Crop Improvement Innovation Lab will invest in the development of new and improved breeding tools and methods that...
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Legume Systems is seeking cutting-edge legume systems research proposals for Area of Inquiry 1 - Integration of legumes into sustainable smallholder farming systems and agricultural landscapes. The deadline for submission of concept notes is May 20, 2019. For...
Samir Regmi said that due to his partnership with the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Integrated Pest Management , his small agribusiness in Nepal is “renowned” for selling quality bio-pesticides, insect traps, and other Integrated Pest Management (IPM) solutions. Regmi’s business is not the...
This toolkit , funded by the USAID Bureau for Africa and produced by FHI360, is designed to help projects, organizations and individuals who want to use low-cost video in their development projects. The toolkit does not assume that video is always the most appropriate solution for capturing and...
This post was written by Ilisa Gertner and Caryl Merten of Chemonics’ Agriculture and Food Security Practice and originally appeared on the Chemonics blog . As international development professionals, we strive for sustainable project results and an evidence base for our approaches. But the truth...
Efforts to build smallholder farmers’ resiliency are now crucial, as many face unprecedented shocks caused by climate change and widespread pests and diseases. As development practitioners, how can we most cost effectively and sustainably promote smallholder resilience to reduce global hunger,...
The SCALE Award is now collecting research proposals from implementing partners funded by the USAID Office of Food for Peace (FFP), with the aim of building the evidence base for interventions at the intersection of agriculture and the management of water resources.
Hello, Agrilinks reader! If you've clicked on this headline, you might be interested in becoming an Agrilinks writer by submitting a blog post to us. Submitting content to Agrilinks is a great way to share knowledge that will benefit others in the Feed the Future community. Below, you’ll find my...
Policy Systems Reinforcing Elements When USAID thinks about policy on the national level, it is looking at the whole landscape that moves the policy agenda forward, including the specific area being considered and integrating the stakeholders and diverse actors necessary to move the policy agenda...
Sustainable Intensification offers an approach to evaluate and balance the environmental, economic and social objectives of agriculture, improving the efficient use of resources for agriculture with the goal of producing more food on the same amount of land but with reduced negative environmental...
Why Agricultural Transformation? Agriculture provides the best opportunity we have to reduce poverty, hunger and malnutrition among the greatest number of people in the world. Putting an end to hunger and extreme poverty requires transformation of the agricultural and food systems found in many...
The Feed the Future Advancing Women’s Empowerment (AWE) Program enhances women’s empowerment and gender equality in agricultural systems and programs by providing technical assistance to missions, implementing partners, the Bureau for Food Security, and USAID offices to increase women’s...
Internal learning and reflection was an integral part of the KDAD project over its more than five years managing Agrilinks and contributing to USAID training, knowledge management, learning and communications, among other initiatives. As part of its final report , the KDAD team developed a series...
This post was written by Gary Fields, Senior Manager for Content, Lutheran World Relief. Prossy Namutebi is a young woman entrepreneur who runs a farm supply store in the village of Butenga, in southwestern Uganda. On this day, in her role as an agricultural extension agent, she is crouching with...