Partnership Updates

March 10, 2016
As a foreign service officer at USAID, I’ve worked in a variety of countries throughout my career, including Ethiopia, where I learned first-hand how recurrent drought pushes people further and further into poverty. Having worked with the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future initiative, I’ve also had the opportunity to see just...
March 24, 2015
Apple pie. Baseball. Agriculture. There are few things more American than these. Surprised to see agriculture on the list?
March 20, 2015
The first call for ideas focuses on ways to encourage greater private sector engagement and investment in climate-smart agriculture practices and technologies.
November 26, 2014
By bringing partners together, we are making gains against hunger. This is something we can all be proud of—and thankful for—this holiday season.
May 19, 2014
Global leaders today praised President Obama’s Feed the Future initiative for reaching nearly 7 million smallholder farmers and helping to save 12.5 million children from the threat of hunger, poverty, and malnutrition in just the last year alone.
May 19, 2014
In the spirit of this progress, here are some of the ways that Feed the Future is helping grow a more prosperous future for the 842 million people who will still go to sleep hungry tonight.
May 19, 2014
“Coffee rust threatens more than your morning coffee—it affects jobs, businesses, and the security of millions across the Americas,” said USAID’s Associate Administrator Mark Feierstein.
January 30, 2014
“Partnership with A to Z was critical to the success of this project,” says Mathieu Ngouajio, professor at Michigan State University and a leader of the Horticulture Innovation Lab project. “They have made all the fine-tuning that we needed on the nets and supplied our team with the material for field studies. Without that type...
November 12, 2013
Exciting times are ahead for the future of global agriculture, development, and health.


August 13, 2013
So how can civil society engage with Feed the Future? While not a comprehensive list, here are four ideas on ways that you can get involved.
July 1, 2013
What makes these innovations yet more exciting is the potential for scaling them up and sharing them with other nations. New technology is only as good as our ability to get it into the hands of the millions of smallholder farmers who are the foundation for agriculture-led economic growth. Through Feed the Future, we are...
June 8, 2013
A silent crisis is happening right now. It affects 165 million children globally, robbing them of the future they deserve and leading to more child deaths every year than any other disease. In a world of plentiful, nutritious foods and advanced science, this is unacceptable. We can do better. And we can do it together.
March 12, 2013
We created the WEAI as a monitoring and evaluation tool to track the effects of our programs over time, but one of the most exciting uses of the WEAI has been as a diagnostic tool to identify constraints women face in the agriculture sector.