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Leadership and Partnership to Feed the Future

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Results Summary

In 2009, the U.S. Government committed to increase support for agricultural development to help fight world hunger. Discover how these efforts are contributing to impact around the world.

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Global Progress

Percent Stunted
Country 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2017 (proj.)
Bangladesh (sub-national) 38.3 32.7 27.9
Cambodia (sub-national) 41.2 32.6 27.4
Ethiopia (national) 44.4 40.1 36.2
Ghana (national) 28 18.8 15.4
Kenya (sub-national) 36.3 26.3 21.7

Reductions in Child Stunting

Feed the Future and partners have contributed to declines in stunting in recent years. Projections through 2017 are shown here.

Ethiopia (national)
Bangladesh (sub-national)
Cambodia (sub-national)
Kenya (sub-national)
Ghana (national)
Percent Living in Poverty
Country 2009 - 2011 2013 - 2015
Bangladesh 40.5 34.1
Uganda 24.5 19.7

Reductions in Poverty

Coordination between partner governments, Feed the Future, and other donor interventions contributed to these declines in poverty.

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Number of Households (millions)
Fiscal Year
2011 2012 2013 2014
5.588 8.58 11.406 18.982

Number of Rural Households Reached

This indicator counts households with at least one member who directly receives goods or services provided by Feed the Future.

Value of Incremental Sales (millions US$)
Fiscal Year
2011 2012 2013 2014
38.08 100.366 174.302 532.082

Value of Incremental Sales

In 2014, thanks to Feed the Future, new farm sales shot up over $500 million among beneficiaries, an increase of more than 200%.

Number of Partnerships
Fiscal Year
2011 2012 2013 2014
442 544 1149 2209

Public-Private Partnerships Formed

Last year Feed the Future nearly doubled the number of public-private partnerships, helping ensure the sustainability of U.S. Government efforts.

crop genetics77431516.1%
cultural practices4465819.3%
livestock management1159802.4%
aquaculture management81250.2%
pest management61383812.8%
disease management53117211.1%
soil-related fertility / conservation68980214.4%
water management (non-irrigation)1462393%
climate mitigation or adaptation4137638.6%
marketing / distribution1621733.4%
post-harvest handling / storage3567067.4%
value-added processing379880.8%
other (7.5%)3622537.5%

Technologies & Management Practices Used by Farmers

In 2014, the U.S. Goverment helped nearly 7 million farmers gain access to new tools like the ones below.

Types of Technologies Used in FY2014
crop genetics (16.1%)
cultural practices (9.3%)
livestock management (2.4%)
aquaculture management (0.2%)
pest management (12.8%)
disease management (11.1%)
soil-related fertility / conservation (14.4%)
irrigation (3%)
water management (non-irrigation) (3%)
climate mitigation or adaptation (8.6%)
marketing / distribution (3.4%)
post-harvest handling / storage (7.4%)
value-added processing (0.8%)
other (7.5%)
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Feed the Future Global Results:

Last year Feed the Future reached nearly 19 million households and helped increase sales by more than $500 million. See more global results from 2014.

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Building a Foundation to Feed the Future

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U.S. Government Partners

Led by the U.S. Agency for International Development, Feed the Future draws on the resources and expertise of 10 other U.S. Government partners to pioneer a comprehensive approach to end hunger and drive real change at a large scale.

USAIDUSAID U.S. Department of StateU.S. Department of State USDAUSDA Millenium Challenge CorporationMillenium Challenge Corporation USGSUSGS OPICOPIC Office of the U.S. Trade RepresentativeOffice of the U.S. Trade Representative U.S. Dept of CommerceU.S. Dept of Commerce African Development FoundationAfrican Development Foundation USDTUSDT Peace CorpsPeace Corps

Megan Johnson, USAID