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Blog
November 26, 2014 | Blog
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.
Field Story
December 16, 2014 | Newsletter
On November 24, 2014, the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Senegal, each of them committing to invest $500,000 annually over the next five years to support the country’s goals for sustainable agricultural growth.
News
December 16, 2014 | Newsletter
In addition to addressing land tenure and livestock systems, MCC’s agriculture project helped expand the market for indigenous natural products, such as “Devil’s Claw,” a plant that can be ground up and used as a natural pain reliever.
Field Story
December 16, 2014 | Newsletter
Aflatoxins are among the most common types of mycotoxins, poisonous substances produced by toxic fungi that frequently colonize crops in the field and during storage. In Africa, aflatoxin contamination causes major post-harvest losses and threatens health, food security and livelihoods.
Blog
December 15, 2014 | USAID Impact Blog
Feed the Future wasn’t just a commitment of funding. It signaled a new way of doing development, founded in support of country-led efforts, deep partnership, and a relentless focus on results. It’s fitting, then, that Feed the Future became a critical player in the renewed push for incorporating CBA into USAID’s efforts.
Blog
December 8, 2014 | Blog
As you reflect on your own year and look to 2015, consider the progress we’ve collectively made in the fight to end hunger. Why does feeding the future matter to you?
Press Release
December 8, 2014 | USAID
A shortage of affordable and nutritious feed is a major constraint for Ethiopia’s livestock farmers, which is what led Ethio-Feed PLC to focus on the development of new feeds from agricultural by-products and other ingredients, previously considered as waste.
Press Release
December 5, 2014 | Peace Corps
Peace Corps volunteers Luke and Samantha Temple of Durango, Colorado, are generating local income and boosting nutrition rates in their Tanzanian community by teaching proper chicken care techniques to local community members.