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Patrick Banda, a farmer advisor from Manjanja village, checks on his tomatoes in a seedling shelter near Chipata, Zambia.
Greg Kahn for USAID
Blog
June 9, 2015 | Blog
Teaming up against hunger and poverty is not only the right thing to do; it’s the smart thing to do. So we brought our A-game to the task.
Blog
June 24, 2015 | Blog
James and Ott worked together with school cooks to identify three vegetables to grow in their garden: tomatoes, green peppers and aleefua, a locally-produced dark leafy green. This combination of crops would allow the students to increase their access to Vitamin A and dietary iron, two common micronutrient deficiencies in Ghana.
Blog
June 18, 2015 | Blog
With an emphasis on rigorous assessment tools, MCC brings greater accountability to U.S. Government food security programs by investing in independent impact evaluations that help show whether positive changes – such as increases in farmer income – are caused specifically by U.S. assistance.
Blog
June 15, 2015 | Blog
Among the groups we work with are some of food security’s unsung heroes: the smallholder farmers who grow nutritious crops to feed their families; young people who are rapidly shaping the future of the African continent; and women and girls who often lack equal opportunity, but whose empowerment could help reduce hungry people in the world by up to 150 million.
Press Release
June 9, 2015 | USAID Mission Ethiopia
Feed the Future awarded research grants to universities and research institutions to support agricultural productivity and growth.
Blog
June 9, 2015 | Blog
Teaming up against hunger and poverty is not only the right thing to do; it’s the smart thing to do. So we brought our A-game to the task.
Field Story
May 27, 2015 | USAID
Profits soar for this Tanzanian farmer with good agricultural practices.