At the end of the day, we remain committed to ensuring our assistance not only saves lives today, but reduces the risk of disaster tomorrow. From Syria to Somalia, we’re working to bring long-term food security to the 840 million people around the world who go to bed hungry every night.
November 22, 2013|U.S. Department of State DipNote blog
Using the open data concept, we brought together postharvest loss and data experts; private sector and academics for a Postharvest Loss Ideation Jam (brainstorming session). U.S. embassies and host countries partners actively provided reports on country specific postharvest loss challenges for discussion.
Meet Fred Davies, a new Jefferson Science Fellow with USAID. While at USAID this year, Fred will support the Feed the Future initiative’s work to scale up promising technologies that help smallholder farmers improve global food security. We talked with Fred to learn more about how science can help us feed the future.
Improved radio stations have created the perfect medium to reach rural listeners with agriculture and community development messages. In 2013, the USAID Food and Enterprise Development Program began harnessing both the medium and the message to help smallholder farmers.