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...
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...
Although it might seem surprising, many Kenyan farmers, entrepreneurs and investors are intensely interested in the preparation of new regulations on the production and marketing of planting materials for vegetatively propagated crops (VPCs), such as potato and sweet potato. The new regulations may...
Unsafe food undermines food and nutritional security, human development, the broader food economy and international trade. You cannot have food security without food safety.
Sometimes, market systems inhibit productivity growth and depress livelihoods. Sometimes, there is too much market access for too many kinds of business, so too little is done to tackle problems of stagnant productivity and declining incomes for poor producers.
The FAO Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture has released its report on The State of the World’s Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture .
Recent research by ODI CPAN, commissioned by the USAID Center for Resilience, investigated the resilience of households above the poverty line in Uganda and the Philippines. The research aimed to isolate the extent to which being “near-poor” makes households vulnerable to falling into poverty in...
The Food Safey Network (FSN) is seeking input on how to prioritize research on animal health issues in Feed the Future target countries. Please share your views by completing this survey by Friday, March 29.
On International Women's Day, learn how Feed the Future programming is reaching, benefiting and empowering women.
For this International Women’s Day, we see the promises and pitfalls of technology through the eyes of three Ethiopian women.
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...