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Policy and Governance
Oct 16, 2018
Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Improving Nutrition through Private Sector Engagement across Food Systems The Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD), an advisory committee to the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), will convene a public meeting on October 16, 2018 to explore opportunities...
Sep 19, 2018
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:...
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.
Sep 26, 2018
USAID’s Bureau for Food Security is hosting a suite of five webinars designed to increase awareness of Agency tools and strategies for catalyzing finance in the agriculture sector. The first webinar will be hosted on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10am EST, and the remaining webinars will be...
New research from the Feed the Future Enabling Environment for Food Security project seeks to address the gap of information around the policy levers that create an enabling environment for women to enhance their participation in and profit from agriculture.
This note examines the role of the enabling environment in supporting women agri-entrepreneurs and agricultural wage workers.
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Sep 11, 2018
Tune in September 12th to watch the Fall 2018 BIFAD Meeting on the Feed the Future Learning Agenda here on Agrilinks.
Sep 11, 2018
This 3-minute video presents an overview of the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy ( FSP ). Taking the example of input subsidy reform in Zambia — a reform that affects millions of farmers and their agrodealers — the video explains how FSP researches policy processes and...
Sep 06, 2018
The Philippines has experienced a significant reductio n of poverty in the past 25 years. Poverty dropped from 27 percent in 1991 to eight percent in 2015 according to the international $1.90 a day poverty line. However, despite these improvements (driven in part by good economic performance and...
Sep 06, 2018
Research in Malawi shows that effective extension programs are needed to complement and realize the benefits of input subsidies.