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August 19, 2014 | USDA Blog
On a recent trip to Uganda, I saw first-hand the difference USDA-funded projects are making in people’s lives.
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August 8, 2014 | Blog
Nimna made quite the impression! In fact, President Obama even mentioned her this week during a discussion at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum in Washington, DC.
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July 17, 2014 | U.S. Department of State DipNote blog
The U.S. government looks forward to contributing to this process both by partnering with farmers at home, and by assisting its partners abroad.
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June 25, 2014 | U.S. Department of State DipNote blog
On Monday, June 23, Dr. Nancy Stetson took the oath of office and joined the Department of State as the Secretary’s Special Representative for Global Food Security.
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June 23, 2014 | MCC Poverty Reduction Blog
Déme is an early success of the Agriculture Development Project, part of Burkina Faso’s $480.9 million compact with MCC, which focuses in part on helping livestock producers practice techniques that aim to increase value through improved animal husbandry techniques.
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June 18, 2014 | U.S. Department of State DipNote blog
Achieving global food security within this context is a tremendous societal challenge that will require extraordinary solutions.
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June 16, 2014 | MCC Poverty Reduction Blog
Clarisse explained that the market stalls were much improved now, with metal roofing and cement floors replacing straw roofing and dirt floors. This upgrade, she said, will enable women to keep their products fresh longer and sell them during the rainy season without worrying about flooded market stalls.