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March 6, 2015 | Blog
We asked a few friends of Feed the Future to share a moment in which they more fully appreciated the role (and potential) of women in agriculture. Here's what they said.
Blog
April 24, 2015 | Blog
Evidence shows that nutrition is one of the best ways to achieve lasting progress in development. Children who avoid stunting in early life perform better in school, stay in school longer, and can more effectively fight off disease.
Blog
April 20, 2015 | Blog
Seeing Chimwemwe’s extension program in action in Malawi underscored to me that agriculture is simultaneously (even paradoxically) a global and a local enterprise.
Field Story
April 16, 2015 | USAID
The Ethiopia Sustainable Agribusiness Incubator project recently held a graduation ceremony for 14 entrepreneurs who successfully introduced an innovative idea to the sesame, dairy and honey sectors, established a company and have started generating revenue.
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April 15, 2015 | Blog
Feed the Future embodied a new way of doing development – a shift, as President Obama said, from “patronage to partnership.”
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April 14, 2015 | Blog
The United States launched Feed the Future to refocus attention and resources on agriculture after the 2007/08 food price crisis. This new effort is paying off.
Field Story
March 31, 2015 | Newsletter
Farmers using compost and improved vegetable seed with support from Feed the Future have increased yields 15-20 percent during their first year of composting. Aziza, one of many women farmers participating in the program, has learned firsthand how compost can improve the productivity of her land and help boost her family income.
Field Story
March 31, 2015 | Newsletter
To help improve water security in Nepal, the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Adapting Livestock Systems to Climate Change, led by Colorado State University, has been working to introduce efficient bucket drip kit irrigation technology to water-insecure farmers in the Gandaki River Basin.