News & Events

A woman stands in a corn field holding an ear of corn
Fintrac Inc.
Blog
March 6, 2015 | Blog
We asked a few friends of Feed the Future to share a moment in which they more fully appreciated the role (and potential) of women in agriculture. Here's what they said.
Blog
March 24, 2015 | Blog
Apple pie. Baseball. Agriculture. There are few things more American than these. Surprised to see agriculture on the list?
News
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.
Blog
March 10, 2015 | Blog
Dive deeper into the the Women's Empowerment in Agriculture Index baseline survey results with these 10 charts.
Blog
March 6, 2015 | Blog
We asked a few friends of Feed the Future to share a moment in which they more fully appreciated the role (and potential) of women in agriculture. Here's what they said.
Field Story
February 26, 2015 | Newsletter
The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) has committed more than $30 million in loans to Root Capital, a Massachusetts-based nonprofit social investment fund that lends capital through rural farm cooperatives throughout the world and provides farmers with training to support finance activities and productivity management.
Field Story
February 26, 2015 | Newsletter
Marina Jabunnaher is a senior monitoring and evaluation officer with the Ministry of Agriculture’s Department of Agricultural Extension in Bangladesh. A rising leader in her field, she is also the beneficiary of capacity building efforts under an agreement between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Agency for International Development in support of the Feed the Future initiative.
Field Story
February 26, 2015 | Newsletter
Feed the Future is actively engaging women farmers in Bangladesh in a project to expand access to mechanized agricultural technologies.