Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.
Grace Phiri of Profit+ discusses her project's work in Zambia with Elizabeth Mitcham, director of the Horticulture Innovation Lab. (Horticulture Innovation Lab photo by Brenda Dawson/UC Davis) This webinar will establish key definitions in gender and address specific strategies for integrating...
Krista Jacobs is the Senior Gender Advisor for USAID’s Bureau for Food Security. This Feed the Future Week, Agrilinks sat down with Krista to discuss her role as a leader, the women who inspire her and the most critical barriers to women’s progress in the agriculture sector. Krista will be taking...
Input suppliers are involved with extension and advisory services (EAS) programs in most countries and – like it or not – will continue to be involved as this is in their self-interest.
Agrilinks is excited to celebrate Feed the Future Week, dedicated to raising awareness about efforts to combat hunger and build food security around the world. This year, Feed the Future week is focused on elevating the voices of women leaders, entrepreneurs, volunteers, scientists, farmers and...
The delivery of extension messages and advisory services to farmers in Kosovo is through both public and private sector providers.
This blog is written by Kristin Davis, IFPRI, and Steven Franzel, ICRAF We said in an earlier post this month that we can’t talk about the future without mentioning youth. But what do youth (defined by the UN as ages 15-24 and the AU as ages 15-35) have to do with agriculture or agricultural...
In the 1970s up until recently, most developing countries had agricultural sectors with extensive public oversight; this state control often extended into regulating the supply of physical inputs, extending credit, conducting research, and providing extension services.
Even though often under-appreciated, producer organizations play an important role in extension. Internationally, a review of USAID extension activities in 28 countries found that 93 percent included substantive participation by producer organizations.
Natural calamities and disasters of various of varying magnitudes impact our lives. From April 26 to May 5, the cyclone Fa ni hit eastern Indian states, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka, with winds as high as 215 km/h (three minutes sustained) and 250 km/h (one minute sustained). This caused severe...
What future do we want in international rural development, and how can agricultural extension and advisory services (EAS) contribute to this? This September, Agrilinks is teaming up with several Feed the Future extension activities to highlight investments and programs that are working to build a...
The CLIFF-GRADS program invites applications for short-term (4-6 month) scientific training and research on the measurement and management of greenhouse gas emissions and carbon storage in agricultural systems.
In collaboration with the USAID Feed the Future Learning Community for Supply Chain Resilience—a consortium comprised of climate scientists from the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture, and Food Security (CCAFS) and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT); and the...
Krista Jacobs is the Senior Gender Advisor for USAID’s Bureau for Food Security. This Feed the Future Week, Agrilinks sat down with Krista to discuss her role as a leader, the women who inspire her and the most critical barriers to women’s progress in the agriculture sector. Krista will be taking...
Input suppliers are involved with extension and advisory services (EAS) programs in most countries and – like it or not – will continue to be involved as this is in their self-interest.
Agrilinks is excited to celebrate Feed the Future Week, dedicated to raising awareness about efforts to combat hunger and build food security around the world. This year, Feed the Future week is focused on elevating the voices of women leaders, entrepreneurs, volunteers, scientists, farmers and...
The delivery of extension messages and advisory services to farmers in Kosovo is through both public and private sector providers.
Complementary Foods for Africa (ComFA) is a tasty, affordable complementary food that can be made in households from local, readily available ingredients throughout Sub-Saharan Africa – soy flour, orange-fleshed sweet potato, fish powder and oil.
This blog is written by Kristin Davis, IFPRI, and Steven Franzel, ICRAF We said in an earlier post this month that we can’t talk about the future without mentioning youth. But what do youth (defined by the UN as ages 15-24 and the AU as ages 15-35) have to do with agriculture or agricultural...
In the 1970s up until recently, most developing countries had agricultural sectors with extensive public oversight; this state control often extended into regulating the supply of physical inputs, extending credit, conducting research, and providing extension services.
Even though often under-appreciated, producer organizations play an important role in extension. Internationally, a review of USAID extension activities in 28 countries found that 93 percent included substantive participation by producer organizations.
Natural calamities and disasters of various of varying magnitudes impact our lives. From April 26 to May 5, the cyclone Fa ni hit eastern Indian states, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka, with winds as high as 215 km/h (three minutes sustained) and 250 km/h (one minute sustained). This caused severe...
What future do we want in international rural development, and how can agricultural extension and advisory services (EAS) contribute to this? This September, Agrilinks is teaming up with several Feed the Future extension activities to highlight investments and programs that are working to build a...
The CLIFF-GRADS program invites applications for short-term (4-6 month) scientific training and research on the measurement and management of greenhouse gas emissions and carbon storage in agricultural systems.
This post was written by Timothy M. Thomas , a Research Fellow in IFPRI's Environment and Production Technology Division, Ana María Loboguerrero Rodríguez , Head of Global Policy Research of the CGIAR Research Program for Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Ana R. Rios, a Climate...
After Afghanistan, Nepal, and Pakistan, the Regional Drought Monitoring and Outlook System extends its coverage to Bangladesh.
Markets are complex systems that involve people vibrantly exchanging goods and services. The crux of inclusive markets is the ability of any person to participate in and benefit from (as producers, consumers, or wage earners) this pulsing supply and demand network. Inclusive markets lead to more...
Engaging youth in their development journey is critical to ensuring they have the education and skills they need to reach their full potential. On International Youth Day, USAID, Feed the Future, and AWE celebrate the young people who are taking the lead in empowering their communities and...
The symposium on improving human nutrition and incomes through effective livestock research and extension partnerships was organized by the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems at the University of Florida and hosted by the Government of Nepal’s Department of Livestock Services...
In September, join Agrilinks and partners Digital Green, IFPRI, and the Feed the Future Developing Local Extension Capacity (DLEC) project in sharing resources and thought leadership on extension and how it is evolving today.
Read up on the benefits and limitations of commodity exchanges as well as the conditions that support their success.
Poor diets are now the number one risk factor in the global burden of disease (GBD), accounting for one in five deaths globally.