Guidance and Tools for Global Food Security Programs
Feed the Future is moving into a new phase, guided by the U.S. Government’s Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS). Developed by 11 U.S. Government agencies and departments, this strategy presents an integrated approach to combating the root causes of hunger, malnutrition and poverty.
The strategy reflects lessons learned from Feed the Future’s first phase and charts a course for the U.S. Government and its partners to achieve a more food-secure future across the globe.
Browse the resources below for more information on the strategy, technical guidance and additional tools for designing Feed the Future programs in this new phase.
The U.S. Government’s strategy for global food security maintains key tenets of the original Feed the Future model while making adjustments to account for changes in the global context and lessons learned. Of particular note, resilience is elevated within the strategy’s objectives, alongside agriculture-led growth and improved nutrition.
- Fact Sheet (temporarily unavailable)
- Fact Sheet in Spanish (temporarily unavailable)
- Fact Sheet in French (temporarily unavailable)
- Fact Sheet in Portuguese (temporarily unavailable)
The technical guidance below provides a shared understanding of key concepts and best practices for designing and implementing Feed the Future programs under the Global Food Security Strategy. Aid effectiveness principles are core to implementation across the technical areas.
The five core topics below are essential reading. Supplemental topics are for use as needed and were selected based on knowledge gaps or the need to present new information to the Feed the Future community. Please note these will be updated to capture what we learn throughout implementation.
- Strategy Objective 1: Inclusive and sustainable agricultural-led economic growth
- Strategy Objective 2: Strengthening resilience among people and systems
- Strategy Objective 3: A well-nourished population, especially among women and children
- Policy Programming
- Gender Equality and Female Empowerment
- Capacity Development
- Employment and Entrepreneurship
- Towards Digitally Enabled Global Agriculture and Food Systems
- Finance: Unlocking Capital Flows
- Increased Sustainable Agricultural Productivity
- Diversifying Livelihoods, Resilience, and Pathways Out of Poverty
- Investing in Livestock Production and Animal Source Food Market Systems
- Market Systems and Value Chain Programming
- Private Sector Engagement
- Scaling for Widespread Adoption of Improved Technologies and Practices
- Land, Marine, and Resource Tenure
- Agricultural Trade
- Youth Programming