Feed the Future
This project is part of the U.S. Government's global hunger and food security initiative.

Finalized: Feed the Future Learning Agenda (Phase 2)

Update: The Phase 2 Feed the Future Learning Agenda was finalized March 18, 2019. The Learning Agenda will be reviewed on a yearly basis and updated as necessary.

Through the Feed the Future Learning Agenda, we seek to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Feed the Future initiative, in the short and long term, by generating, synthesizing, and communicating evidence related to key questions. Evidence from the Learning Agenda will inform the design of Feed the Future-related strategies, programs, projects, and activities. We will share the evidence generated from the Learning Agenda with other international development actors such as donors, implementers and beneficiaries to inform their work. The Learning Agenda will also serve to address requirements laid out in the Global Food Security Act (Section 8 (a)14) on sharing lessons learned from implementation of the Feed the Future initiative.

The Learning Agenda focuses efforts on the eight areas below. Each is outlined in more detail in this overview document.

  • Gender and women’s empowerment
  • Market systems
  • Policy systems
  • Nutrition
  • Risk and resilience
  • Youth
  • Water and WASH
  • Scaling technologies and practices

The draft Phase 2 Feed the Future Learning Agenda was open for public comment from September 12-28, 2018. We asked stakeholders to review an overview document and provide feedback through a survey form. The process was used to gather input on the learning questions themselves and also to identify ongoing or planned research or other evidence-generation efforts that may help answer the questions. The Feed the Future community is grateful for your contributions!