Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.
In the third installment of its Feed the Future Learning Agenda series, EEFS shines a light on the tangible impacts that macroeconomic policies have on farm and firm investment decisions.
The strategies, assets, and resources used to minimize risks and impacts on well-being depend on the dynamics of the system in which shocks or stresses occur and the level of vulnerability faced because of one’s social group and location.
How can a successful research-for-development project bridge the gap between research and practice
Supporting female entrepreneurs and workers to formalize their businesses and work is key to achieving women’s economic empowerment.
Appropriate policies can make agricultural markets more efficient and nutrition-sensitive, as in the case of harmonizing food safety regulations to promote mutually beneficial cross-border trade. In this post, EEFS explores the implications of formal rules within the enabling environment.
It took just three years for the pest to inflict over $10 billion in losses in Africa alone. The IPM Innovation Lab looks at solving the fall armyworm problem.
COVID-19 is a health crisis. But it could also lead to a food security crisis if proper measures are not taken.
An assessment to better understand the gender-based constraints and opportunities for improving pest management technologies, crop production, and processing in southern Vietnam.
Budget Action Groups (BAGs) help local farmers and citizens develop budget prioritization proposals and advocate for increased allocations for agriculture in their counties.
Looking to past viruses as well as China’s handling of COVID-19 might help guide future responses in public policy and programming.
The high-profile investment of approximately $180 million over five years will aim to reduce the acute malnutrition that has proven to be stubbornly persistent in Kenya’s northwestern arid and semi-arid lands.
At Envisioning the Future of Extensions, some 30 participants from some 15 countries braved the risks of contemporary international travel to bring diverse experiences together to inform what can and should happen in the future of this critical aspect of development.
Seeking to understand commonalities among thriving formal seed systems, a BMGF and USAID partnership project on early generation seed systems reviewed ten seed systems across the world. This post explores the project’s background and purpose. It is part of a series, so stay tuned for more seed...
PREG aims to amplify and streamline USAID’s investments in making communities more resilient and food secure by coordinating efforts among 26 USAID implementing partners, the Kenya National Drought Management Authority, and nine county governments in Kenya.
Seeking national breeding programs that will drive genetic gain for the development of improved crop varieties for key product profiles that underpin economic growth, resilience and nutrition development goals.
Tracking Zambia's path to develop a thriving commercial seed industry.
The BeninCajù program is working with women and stakeholders across the sector to change the situation and create a pipeline for women’s leadership in agriculture organizations.
Although CAADP is driven largely by public sector institutions within countries, non-state actors play an important role in helping to achieve their goals at the continental level.
In the third installment of its Feed the Future Learning Agenda series, EEFS shines a light on the tangible impacts that macroeconomic policies have on farm and firm investment decisions.
The strategies, assets, and resources used to minimize risks and impacts on well-being depend on the dynamics of the system in which shocks or stresses occur and the level of vulnerability faced because of one’s social group and location.
How can a successful research-for-development project bridge the gap between research and practice
Supporting female entrepreneurs and workers to formalize their businesses and work is key to achieving women’s economic empowerment.
View opportunity and apply. Current Closing Date for Applications: May 08, 2020 Post-harvest loss is a critical issue facing farmers and food insecure populations globally, including in those countries most affected by humanitarian crises and in which OFDA operates. While post-harvest losses occur...
Appropriate policies can make agricultural markets more efficient and nutrition-sensitive, as in the case of harmonizing food safety regulations to promote mutually beneficial cross-border trade. In this post, EEFS explores the implications of formal rules within the enabling environment.
USAID's U.S. Global Development Lab is seeking concept notes to establish a Development Impact Science Corps (DISC) which will build the professional capabilities of scientists and technical experts to promote evidence-based policies and practices, and advance innovative solutions to development...
It took just three years for the pest to inflict over $10 billion in losses in Africa alone. The IPM Innovation Lab looks at solving the fall armyworm problem.
COVID-19 is a health crisis. But it could also lead to a food security crisis if proper measures are not taken.