In 2014, the U.S. Government and its partners continued to build on Feed the Future's early success to drive real change on a large scale. Read on for highlights on how we're sustaining progress toward the goal of ending hunger in our lifetimes.
When Peter Nieuwoudt first started his company, he drove around Zambia in his truck searching for farmers to be part of Jungle Beat’s grower network, pitching a tent in any village he found himself in when the sun went down. Today, Jungle Beat buys groundnuts from 11,000 smallholder farmers.
Peanut farmers in the Peasant’s Association of Savanne Longue in Haiti had a very productive 2014 growing season. In part, this was the culmination of years of collaboration between an array of government, university, civil society, and private sector partners on food security.