Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.
Extension services are vital to the delivery of information and ideas, and international collaboration is key to ensuring that content is in line with markets and value chain demands.
FY18 Information now posted below! This page houses key updates, information, and resources to assist those who are reporting into the Feed the Future Monitoring System (FTFMS) . FTFMS is part of an interagency effort to consolidate USG reporting on Feed the Future activities. USAID, USDA, MCC,...
Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation has launched a new solicitation on behalf of USAID's Bureau for Food Security for new private sector partnerships. Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation and USAID seek to partner with private sector businesses to empower farmers with the tools and...
Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) is USAID’s open innovation program that tests and scales creative solutions to any global development challenge. By investing in breakthrough innovations driven by rigorous evidence, USAID impacts millions of lives at a fraction of the usual cost . Open...
To prepare for Feed the Future’s new monitoring and evaluation framework under the Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS), implementing partners (IPs) explore both challenges and strategies to help guide Feed the Future programs during this transition. The recent posts highlighted below offer...
Learn about all of SIL's recent advancements in the September Newsletter! Access the newsletter here. SIL's September 2018 Newsletter features the following articles: University of Illinois Leading the Way in Global Food Security - This piece was co-authored by Illinois Congressman Rodney Davis and...
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 Food Security Policy Research, Capacity, and Influence . Funding Opportunity Number:...
New research shows that promoting low-cost but advanced farming methods through agricultural extension can significantly increase food security and resilience, especially when the higher cost of improved inputs keeps them out of reach.
Mozambique has about 1,000 public extension workers for the entire country's 3.8 million farming households. That means every extension worker has about 3,800 households to support. Aside from this impossible ratio, public extension workers lack equipment, education and incentives to properly...
Volutnary sustainability standards present an opportunity for the private sector to play a central role in supporting women’s economic empowerment in the global food system.