Strengthening the ability of local and national governments to understand complex challenges, collaborate, and use data for decision making leads to policies that are good for individuals and communities.
Policy and Governance
Dec 11, 2018
This two-hour, self-guided course highlights GFSS guidance and introduces participants to its fundamentals: inclusive and sustainable agriculture-led economic growth, strengthening resilience and nutrition.
Nov 28, 2018
In October 2018, I gave a presentation on Seizing and Scaling Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for Improving Public Extension Services at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS) at Jeonju in the Republic of Korea. I wish to share some of what I said there...
Dec 13, 2018
Washington , District Of Columbia, United States
For over a year, Development Gateway has led an effort to increase collaboration and better-informed decision making among Feed the Future-funded implementing partners and Innovation Lab researchers in Cambodia and Nepal, where — as in other countries and sectors — data sharing, accessibility, and...
Dec 06, 2018
Washington, DC, United States
This event, featuring leading researchers and leaders from USAID, expands the discussion on what perpetuates rural poverty and draws practical conclusions on how we can better design, target and evaluate development policies and interventions to create escapes and promote resilience.
Jun 11, 2019 to Jun 21, 2019
New York, New York, United States
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment (CCSI) is pleased to announce that applications are now open for the 2019 Executive Training on Sustainable Investments in Agriculture . This interdisciplinary program provides an overview of pressing issues related to agricultural investments, as well...
Nov 14, 2018
On November 9, USAID Administrator Mark Green and the future CEO of Corteva Agriscience , Jim Collins, signed a partnership to further Corteva's and USAID’s shared goal of reducing global hunger. Calling Corteva one of the most innovative agribusinesses of its kind, Administrator Green said this...
Nov 14, 2018
Do you have great photos depicting global agriculture and food security that you want to share with the development community? We want to hear from you! The Agrilinks 2018 Photo Challenge, open to all, is a great opportunity to share your work or that of your organization with our community of 15,...
Nov 07, 2018
Between March and July of 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service's (FAS) Food Safety Network (FSN) program undertook a scoping to assess the Sanitary and Phytosanitary (SPS) capacity building needs of select Global Food Security Strategy (GFSS) focus countries...
Nov 05, 2018
Civil Society Organization (CSOs) are in a unique position to foster collaboration among stakeholders, influence agenda-setting and hold local governments accountable. CSOs must therefore have tools and skills that are appropriate for influencing government policies and budgets.
Nov 02, 2018
Despite the high population of cattle in Nepal, cow's milk production is small. Many of the cows have passed their peak productive period, but laws in Nepal prohibit these cows from being culled due to religious reasons.